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European log supply to China is expected to return to normal after April

Due to the shortage of containers and heavy snow in Europe from January to February, after the price increase at [...]

Pandemic continues to affect wood prices in Europe

Tighter supplies of wood in global markets have increased wood prices in the last period and will continue to rise [...]

North American softwood lumber prices surpass historical level

Last week, North America construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices surpassed a threshold that industry veterans never imagined, in their [...]

Austrian wood industry under the impact of corona crisis, calamities and record low prices

The Austrian wood industry has been severely impacted by the climate and corona crisis in 2020 which created difficult market [...]

Leading German timber trade association threatens with lawsuit against lockdown

Before the federal-state consultations on the corona pandemic on March 3, the The German association for the timber trade [...]

Construction activity in Europe expected to return to pre-corona levels in 2023

Beyond all market influences seen in recent years, the effects of the corona crisis have now taken over within a [...]

Fire, drought, bark beetles ravage German forests

The condition of German forests has deteriorated to record levels due to fire, drought and a bark beetle infestation, the [...]

New Zealand’s log export prices on the rise due to rising demand in China

The CFR prices have increased for New Zealand radiata pine logs due to solid demand, reduced supply, and lower inventory [...]

Finland: Roundwood trade and prices stable in 2020

In 2020, the average price paid for pine logs purchased from Finland's forests in standing sales was EUR 55 [...]