• Market Prices
  • October 15, 2018 14:33

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 40, 2018

Framing lumber prices in the US continued to tumble, as supplies easily outpaced demand across North America... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 15, 2018 11:00

Canadian lumber production fell 5.5% in July

Canadian lumber production fell 5.5% from June to 5 250.8 thousand cubic metres of lumber in July. Production was 1.0% higher than in July 2017... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 15, 2018 10:00

Investments in the forest industry in Eastern Russia driven by Chinese demand

Timber harvests in Russia were close to 190 million m3 in 2017, as estimated by WRI based on forest industry production, log usage and net exports of logs... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 12, 2018 11:35

Indonesia improves FLEGT licensing procedures

Indonesia has taken several measures in recent months to improve procedures relating to FLEGT licences — the export licences that attest to the legality of EU-bound timber and timber products. The changes are part of a ...... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • October 12, 2018 10:27

France: oak standing timber prices still increasing

Those who thought the oak standing timber price would stumble in the early fall were wrong. In the east of France, the auction held in Beaune (Côte d'Or) on September 13, 2018 and organized by ONF set the tone for the new season of marketing oak harvested in the French state forests. And the bids that followed only confirmed the continuation of the upward oak price trend... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 12, 2018 08:03

Russia: lumber export value 17.2% up in Jan-Aug 2018

In January-August 2018, Russia increased its sawn timber exports, both in value and in volume terms... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • October 11, 2018 11:37

New Zealand log export market restrained by depreciation of the Chinese yuan

New Zealand's export log market took a hit from the trade dispute between the US and China as the declining value of the yuan crimps the buying power of the country's largest log market. As a consequence the average price for ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 11, 2018 10:06

Finland: logging volume 1% down in August 2018

In August, 5.8 million m³ of roundwood was harvested for use by the forest industries in Finland. This logging volume was down by ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • October 11, 2018 07:38

Setra wants to use salvageable timber from summer's forest fires

Swedish wood products company Setra is working on using the fire-damaged timber that should be useable from the summer's forest fires... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • October 10, 2018 13:12

Rising roundwood prices in Norway

In Norway, a total of 2.80 million cubic metres of industrial roundwood were cut for sale in the second quarter of 2018. In the same period... [more...]

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