• Market Prices
  • December 13, 2018 11:11

Global softwood sawlog prices dropping in the 3Q/18

Softwood sawlog prices declined throughout the world in the 3Q/18. Consequently, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 3.7% from the 2Q/18 to the 3Q/18, the second consecutive q-o-q decline... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 13, 2018 10:54

European softwood lumber exports to China down sharply this year

Softwood lumber exports from the European Union countries to China went down by -26% during January-September 2018 from last year's same period of time... [more...]

  • Panels
  • December 12, 2018 08:41

EU direct imports of plywood from the tropics decline 7%

The EU imported 238,100 MT of tropical plywood in the first nine months of 2018, 4% less than the same period in 2017. Import value fell 7% to €206.9 million in the same period... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • December 12, 2018 07:53

Canadian housing starts trend increases in November

The trend in housing starts was 210,038 units in November 2018, compared to 206,460 units in October 2018, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • December 11, 2018 11:04

Russia: pulp exports 1.6% up in Jan-Oct 2018

In January-October 2018, Russian pulp exports increased year-on-year, indicate the statistics... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • December 11, 2018 10:38

Japan's housing starts grow slightly in October

Housing starts in Japan increased by 0.3 percent year-on-year in October of 2018... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 11, 2018 08:21

Peru: Wood products exports rise but shipments to China slide

According to information provided by the Association of Exporters (ADEX), as of August 2018 exports of Peruvian wood products totalled almost US$80 million FOB... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 10, 2018 15:01

Western US sawmills produce 5,6% more lumber for the first ten months

Western U.S. sawmills produced 12.330 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 10 months of 2018, an increase of 5.6% from 11.679 bbf in the same period a year earlier... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • December 10, 2018 12:35

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 49, 2018

Demand for framing lumber was light. Buyers held back amid seasonal slowness, weather, and concerns about the broader U.S. economy. Order files supported mills in holding to established quotes, but budding softness was evident in most producing regions... [more...]

  • Panels
  • December 10, 2018 11:32

Russia: plywood exports 8.5% up in Jan-Oct 2018

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

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