Register

Statistics

US housing starts predicted to rise 8.4% in 2017

The US National Association of Realtors’ mid-year forecast projects that housing starts will reach 1.27 million this year [...]

Central/West Africa: Improved export demand – logs and sawnwood price prospects looking better

Producers across Central/West Africa continue to be busy taking advantage of improved international demand. There has been some firming [...]

The global wood pellets demand forecast shows optimistic scenarios

The industrial wood pellet tonnage demand and spot prices are based on optimistic scenarios in which cofiring or full-firing [...]

Stable wood pellet price in Northern Europe due to cold spring

The Nordic Pix Pellets price index was kept stable by the cold spring and also by the 0.7% strengthening [...]

Setra to boost sawn timber production by 20% in Malå

Setra's plant in Malå is forecast to increase production by more than 20%, both in sawn and processed wood [...]

China imports 1.4 million m3 of wood based panels in 2016, up 31% from 2015

Four timber groups dominated China’s sawn softwood imports in 2016, korean and Scots pine (8.3 million cu.m [...]

Biggest shareholder in Canfor acquires large stake in West Fraser Timber

Jim Pattison, a billionaire from British Columbia, has recently acquired a 10.1% stake in West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd [...]

Wood pellet prices in Germany at seasonal low levels

The price for wood pellets in Germany went down in May, as usual at this time of the year. EN [...]

US softwood lumber prices reach highest price level since 2004

Softwood lumber prices in the US have reached their highest levels since September 2014. This represents a 13.4% y [...]

Germany: Wood products prices stable in March

The German wood products price index was largely stable in March as compared to the previous month. All prices fluctuate [...]