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Finland: Falling spruce roundwood prices in May 2019

Spruce roundwood prices in Finland are on a falling trend in May 2019, both as compared to the previous month [...]

Vietnam booming wood products exports to face shortage of raw materials

With its abundant potential in wood processing, Vietnam is emerging as a major exporter of finished wood products in the [...]

Recovery in EU softwood lumber deliveries to China, as Germany compensates sharp drop in Nordic exports

  After a -32% drop in exports last year, European softwood lumber deliveries to China have recovered in the [...]

Skyrocketing lumber prices in US as Canadian curtailments crisis escalates

News broke last Monday of another mill closure in British Columbia, which shifted trading in most framing lumber species to [...]

Negative performance for the US forest industry in April and May

US forest industry performance in April and May was recently reported by both the US government and the Institute for [...]

Chinese tariffs will result in closing sawmills in US and falling hardwood prices

24% of hardwood produced in the United States is exported to China and 22% is exported to other countries. The [...]

China’s wood products trade continues to expand

The total value of China’s wood products trade rose 6% to US$163.5 billion in 2018. Of the [...]

Price drops in exports of New Zealand logs to China

Prices for New Zealand domestic log sales in June are mostly unchanged from May as we move to the end [...]

Production and consumption of European parquet downturned in 2018

After three years of moderate growth or stabilisation, and despite a generally good start of the year, the overall consumption [...]

Recent trends in Russia’s birch plywood market

Global plywood production has reached a level of about 160 million m3 in the recent years. China accounts for over [...]