Forestry

  • Market Prices
  • June 22, 2018 09:49

Finland: pine log price standing at EUR 60.7 in May 2018

In May 2018, the Finnish pine log price (standing timber) came up to EUR 60.7 per m3, while spruce log price came up to... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 21, 2018 09:59

Concern for finances of Sabah logging companies due to log export ban

Sabah has imposed an interim ban on log exports and sacrificed a major source of income to ensure the domestic market enjoy adequate raw material supply... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • June 20, 2018 13:44

Germany: Price of wood products slightly rising in May

In May 2018, the producer prices for commercial wood products continued to rise slightly in Germany. Almost half of the figures are unchanged compared to April, only wood chips and pellets have fallen slightly... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • June 20, 2018 11:02

Global softwood lumber prices continue their upward trend

Global softwood lumber prices continued their two-year climb in the 1Q/18 with the pace being higher in North America than in the Nordic countries, Russia and China... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 20, 2018 09:17

Ghana: Q1 2018 wood products exports at year on year high

The volume of wood products exported from Ghana in the first quarter of 2018 amounted to 72,533 cu.m, 18% higher than in the corresponding quarter in 2017... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 19, 2018 13:04

Pfeifer Group invests 10 million euros in Kundl site

The Pfeifer Group has been based in Kundl (Tyrol) since 1978. To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the company is investing just under EUR 10 million in the Kundl plant in sawmill technology, job security and a state-of-the-art office building. A new packaging plant and a waste wood transport facility are already in operation.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 19, 2018 12:20

EU and Laos advanced in Voluntary Partnership Agreement

The European Union (EU) and Laos have held their second round of face-to-face negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT)... [more...]

  • 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...]

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