France: Hardwood trade affected by rising ocean freight costs to Asia

French hardwood trade was mixed during the Q2 of 2017. The French oak keeps on increasing and there is no [...]

Big opportunities for Vietnamese wooden furniture manufacturers in 2017

Vietnam exported $7.3 billion worth of timber, non-timber forestry and wooden furniture products in 2016.     [...]

Germany: Prices of wood products stable in February; wood pellets and KVH cheaper yoy

German producer prices for wood products have remained largely stable in February 2017, though with a slight downward trend. Many [...]

Central/West Africa: Firmer demand lifts okoume prices

Markets are a little firmer and China in particular is actively buying selected species such as belli, okan and okoume [...]

The Trump administration building promises to boost lumber prices

US housing data shows that the new available homes and the sale of new homes is on the rise. Also [...]

Top 10 Russian sawn softwood exporting companies to China

Russian softwood products exports show strong growth at the beginning of 2017. The decrease of of shipments of sawn wood [...]

CLT – a new high volume market for structural hardwoods

A UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) conference on the UK hardwood market held at the beginning of March was aimed [...]

Canada-US lumber dispute: US will impose duties totaling 30% to 40%, according to industry analysts

Canada's forestry sector awaits for new softwood lumber exports tariffs from the US. Analysts believe that the US will [...]

EC establishes final anti-dumping duties of up to 23,5 % on okoume plywood imports from China

The European Commission has released on the 6th of April 2017 a regulation imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on [...]

Lumber prices in the US at high levels, as home value improves

Lumber and logs prices in the US keep on being strong two months in a row. Also, home values continue [...]