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Global sawmill sector’s shrinking profit margins in late 2018

Softwood lumber prices have generally fallen faster than the costs for sawlogs throughout the world in late 2018, resulting in [...]

Sharp fall in pellet prices in Germany

The price of wood pellets in Germany has fallen sharply in April 2019.    One tonne of [...]

Myanmar teak logs prices see impressive rise as EU regulations strengthen

Despite the European legislation and its Timber Regulation (EUTR) that is supposed to moralize commercial practices, the teak market remains [...]

Russia: OSB production capacity is seeing rapid growth

    Russian OSB production is steadily growing, thanks to the ongoing recovery of the country’s national [...]

US lumber prices fall for the seven week in a row

Sales of framing lumber in the US continued to lag production, as supply-demand imbalances were noted across the spectrum [...]

Lithuania: Pine and spruce sawlogs more expensive in March 2019

After a stable February, Lithuanian roundwood prices went up again in March both as compared to February as well as [...]

Challenging market for wood furniture external suppliers to the EU

Prospects for non-EU wood furniture suppliers selling into the EU are mixed. All suppliers face an uphill struggle to [...]

Roundwood prices in Latvia rise sharply

In the 2nd half of 2018, compared to the 1st half of 2018, the average purchase prices of softwood logs [...]

Germany leads Europe in wood pellet production

In 2018, Germany confirmed its leading position in Europe as a producer of wood pellets. This is followed by Sweden [...]

Forecast: Prices and export volumes for Finland’s pine and spruce sawnwood expected to fall this year

Lumber production in Finland grew slightly last year. Domestic consumption grew, but as the exports declined, sawnwood stocks in Finnish [...]