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Finland: Roundwood prices up 6% in 2018

For the Finnish wood industry, the year 2018 was characterized by a clear rise in the real stumpage prices of [...]

China plans to boost its forestry industry output by 50% until 2025

China's top forestry authority has made plans to boost the forestry industry and set development goals. The industry pledges [...]

Is the weakness in the US housing starts a sign of economic recession?

A number of market analysts have pointed to signs of weakness in the U.S. housing market as an indicator [...]

Austria: Wood pellets price reaches € 250 per tonne

Enplus A1 wood pellets' price in Austria got up to an average of € 250 per tonne, or 5.11 Cent [...]

Difficult plywood trading year forecast

European plywood businesses say they anticipate ‘a lot of challenges’ this year and one predicted ‘very difficult trading’.   [...]

Lumber exports from British Columbia to China start to go down, as demand decreases

British Columbia's lumber exports to China are decreasing, as the country's slowing economic growth traces demand for one [...]

Germany: Seasonal increase in the price of wood pellets

In February, the price of wood pellets in Germany increased by 1.7 percent compared to the previous month. Consumers [...]

US softwood lumber production on the rise, while Canadian output falls

U.S. sawmills produced 32.441 billion board feet (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 11 months of 2018 [...]

Volatile market leaves many EU plywood importers overstocked

EU plywood importers report that in the latter part of the year, the plywood market started to turn around and [...]

German woodworking machinery reaches record in 2018

In the five years from 2014 to 2018, the production of German manufacturers of woodworking machinery increased from 2.4 [...]