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US lumber market shows its volatility in 2018 as prices crash in September

Deep cuts in prices of framing lumber persisted through a second straight week, leaving traders stunned at the volatility of [...]

Roundwood prices in Norway up by 15% in Q2/2018

In Norway, a total of 2.80 million cubic metres of industrial roundwood were cut for sale in the second [...]

EU imports of tropical logs & sawnwood recover a little ground in the first half of 2018

After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered a little ground in the first [...]

China’s sawnwood imports continue to rise this year; import prices as well

China’s sawnwood imports in the first quarter of 2018 totalled 8.28 million cubic metres valued at US$2 [...]

Overview of the current European wood pellet production capacities

With a production of about 14.3 MMT in 2017, about fifty percent of global production, the EU is the [...]

Chinese Q1/2018 imports of logs up 14% in volume and 25% in value

China’s log imports in the first quarter of 2018 totalled 14.38 million cubic metres valued at US$2 [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports expected to rise by US$ 1 billion this year

Forestry sector in Vietnam is expected to reach its export target of US$9 billion a month ahead of schedule [...]

Boom in Russian lumber exports this year

In January-July 2018, Russia increased its lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms. Thus, the country exported [...]

U.S. softwood lumber production rises while Canadian output drops in H1/2018

U.S. sawmills produced 17.758 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first half of 2018, an [...]

Overview and recent trends of the Austrian sawmill industry

The timber markets showed a positive trend throughout 2017 and in the first half of 2018 in almost all markets [...]