Titan Group’s sawmill Leszavod 25 increased production in 2016

Titan Group’s Leszavod 25 (Sawmill 25) increased sawing volume to 1,158 thousand m3, which represents 2% increase to [...]

Sweden: Promotion in China pays off with high rise in softwood timber exports

China’s softwood timber imports from Sweden have been increasing in recent years due to the fact that the Sweden [...]

Wood trade at record levels in Finland in 2016

Finland's wood trade was held at pace in 2016. The wood purchases from private forests grew by 9% compared [...]

US housing starts set for solid growth in 2017

Fueled by a growing economy, solid employment gains and rising household formations, single-family production will continue on a gradual [...]

Improving economic prospects in Europe

While there are significant downside risks in 2017, particularly with key national elections due to be held in Germany, France [...]
January 17, 2017 Daily News / Statistics / Europe / Global

Exports of softwood timber from Belarus to EU jump by 35% due to log export ban

As Belarus decided to ban exports of unprocessed wood starting January 1st, 2016, logs deliveries to Europe have stopped.  [...]

UK’s BSW Timber blames rising logs price for full-year loss

BSW Timber has had a £5.5 million pre-tax loss on turnover of £245m, reversing a £9m profit last [...]

Chinese furniture enterprises take over Vietnam’s wooden furniture industry

The Chinese wooden furniture businesses are looking for new timber material resources due to the Chinese government's decision to [...]

US sawmills produced 2.8% more softwood lumber in the first 10 months of 2016

U.S. sawmills produced 27.565 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 10 months of 2016 [...]
January 16, 2017 Daily News / Lumber / Statistics / Global / North America

Declining trend for Russian softwood timber prices reversed in 2016

The price for Russian softwood lumber, denominated in US dollars, began to decline starting 2014, following the devaluation of the [...]
January 16, 2017 Daily News / Market Analysis / Lumber / Statistics