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Estonia: Roundwood prices in May significantly higher than last year

Roundwood prices in Estonia reached record-highs during the beginning of 2018, and especially in April. The prices increases amounted [...]

European softwood lumber exports to China drop sharply in the first four months

The European softwood lumber exports to China have decreased during January-April 2018, as compared to the same period last [...]

Global pulp prices jump to record high levels

Strong pulp markets and record high prices for both softwood and hardwood market pulp resulted in upward price pressures on [...]

Volatility in the UK timber trade due to Brexit and currency fluctuations

The UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) reports that the last two years’ have been volatile due to uncertainties over Brexit [...]

Swedish softwood lumber deliveries to China and Japan drop considerably in Jan.-Apr. 2018

The Swedish sawmills exported 3.2 million m3 of sawn and planed lumber during the Jan.-Apr. of 2018, 3 [...]

The Russian timber sector is in buoyant mood

The Russian timber sector is in buoyant mood and increasing capacity, including in wood-based construction, after a robust performance [...]

Central/West Africa: Prospects improving logs & sawnwood FOB price increases

Producers in West and Central Africa are generally optimistic that the present stable market conditions will be maintained through the [...]

EU plywood importers comment on FLEGT licensing

Asked about FLEGT licensed Indonesian plywood, many European importers say it had not had significant impact on their purchasing or [...]

Norbord was the best wood-based panel manufacturer in the world for Q1/2018

Canadian panel manufacturer Norbord stood out once again among its peers recording the best performance figures for Q1/2018 period [...]

EU plywood imports negatively impacted by supply constraints

Analysis of latest trade figures for plywood supply to the EU tally with importers’ comments. Total EU plywood imports have [...]