Forestry

  • Market Prices
  • June 18, 2018 10:28

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 23, 2018

A third straight week of slack framing lumber sales prompted producers to take a more aggressive approach to trading. Coast dry framing mills were on the leading edge of what traders noted was looking more and more like a “June swoon,”... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 18, 2018 09:51

Myanmar: Exporters overwhelmed by requests for documents verifying legality

Myanmar exporters to the EU are reporting that they are being asked to provide more and more documents to mitigate the risk of illegal timber entering the supply chain...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 15, 2018 14:02

US hardwood exports to China jump to record high

Amidst the trade dispute between China and the US, the hardwood exports to Southeast Asia and Greater China rallied and exceeded the historic high, as compared to the same period of time in the past few years... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 14, 2018 13:42

China: Rise in log imports in 2017

China’s log imports in 2017 totalled 55.43 million cubic metres valued at US$9.927 billion, a year on year increase of 14% in volume and 23% in value. The average price for imported logs was US$179 per cubic metre, a year on year increase of 8%... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 13, 2018 13:11

Failed operations at Douala Port to be investigated by the Cameroonian government

The Cameroon government has appointed a new Commission to investigate the failed operations at Douala Port... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • June 13, 2018 11:19

Spruce roundwood prices on the rise in Tyrol

Despite the still to be processed storm and beetle wood large quantities in different parts of Austria and the amounts of wood that comes from the German storm affected areas to Austria... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • June 13, 2018 10:22

The global forest industry in Q1/2018

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) jumped 5.1% q-o-q in the 1Q/18 to reach its highest level since late 2014. Also, there has been a steady increase in sawlog prices worldwide over the past year with the GSPI increasing just over 15% in 12 months... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 13, 2018 09:49

Russia: lumber export value 19% up in Jan-Apr 2018

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

  • Forestry
  • June 13, 2018 09:36

Canadian lumber production up by 11.4% in March

Canada's lumber production rose 11.4% from February to 5 897.7 thousand cubic metres of lumber in March.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 12, 2018 10:24

Recorded rise in UK tropical imports may be misleading

In the first quarter of 2018, imports of tropical wood products appear to have been more buoyant in the UK than other EU markets... [more...]

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