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Weak market for Finnish pine in China

The recent performance of the Finnish pine market is unremarkable and the market is weak.    Some [...]

US lumber prices on the recovery road this autumn

Compared to historical trends, this week’s WSPF KD 2×4 #2&Btr price is up +$11 relative to [...]

High level of production in Russia’s wood industry: lumber +16%; pellets +21%

Over the past eight months of this year, the Russian domestic timber industry has been showing steady growth in almost [...]

China: Sharp drop in import prices of softwood logs

China’s log imports in the first half of 2019 totalled 29.56 million cubic metres valued at US$5 [...]

Forecast: China’s 2019 wood imports to stabilize despite a slowing economy and high 2019 domestic stocks

China’s 2019 imports of wood products are projected to stabilize despite a slowing economy and high 2019 domestic stocks [...]

Global plywood industry hit by US-China trade war and slowdown of Chinese economy

The global plywood industry is currently affected by the US-China trade war and the slowdown of China's economy [...]

Drop in U.S. lumber production; Canadian output hit hard

U.S. sawmills in the first six months of 2019 produced 17.602 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber [...]

Trends in global pellet prices and trade

The global wood pellets market revenue amounted to $5,359.9B in 2018, rising by 6.8% against the previous [...]

Falling sawlog prices across the world

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year [...]