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Estonia: Sawlog prices continue to rise at the beginning of the year

Roundwood prices in Estonia rose further in January 2019 from an already high level reported throughout 2018. Pine and spruce [...]

Finland: Exports of softwood lumber in 2018 negatively impacted by slow Chinese demand

The Finnish softwood lumber exports to the world dropped by -6% during January - December 2018, as compared to the same [...]

Recovery in EU wood imports continues in 2018

The total value of EU imports of wood products was 19.44 billion euro in 2018, 5.1% more than [...]

Destabilising effect of Brexit on the EU plywood market

The destabilising effect of Brexit for the UK and Europe more widely is expected to grow as the deadline date [...]

Vietnam aims to reach US$11 billion in wood products exports this year

Vietnam aims to push wood export value beyond US$11 billion this year and to develop a production chain and [...]

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’.   [...]