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Sep 2017

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 34, 2017

Sales of framing lumber hit a higher gear in most species in the second half of the week. Traders weighed myriad factors that impacted supply and demand [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 35, 2017

Showing signs of life late the prior week, trading in framing lumber gained momentum following Monday’s holiday. Forest fires and logging restrictions in B.C. and the Pacific Northwest tightened supplies, while extended mill order files made it difficult for buyers to cover needs promptly. [More... ]

Aug 2017

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 30, 2017

During last week in the US, trading in framing lumber was mixed, but most price trends pointed upward. Activity was strong in Coast and Inland species, while buyers backed off purchases of both Western and Eastern S-P-F. [More... ]

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Central/West Africa: Producers still optimistic on Q3 prospects

Only a few price adjustments have been reported, mostly prices remain firm and unchanged. Exporters report continued good demand from China and other major markets and expect the current market stability to be maintained through to the third quarter of the year [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 33, 2017

The recent lull in framing lumber markets prompted producers to probe more aggressively for orders. Yet they did so selectively, and prices retreated unevenly [More... ]

Jul 2017

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Switzerland: Prices of wood pellets stable in July 2017

In July, the Swiss prices for ENplus A1 wood pellets have remained stable as compared to the previous month. The average price for pellets currently stands at [More... ]

Jun 2017

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 22, 2017

The U.S. holiday was widely cited as a factor for a slow start to sales of framing lumber, but many traders noted a pickup later in the week. Amid strength in the futures market Thursday, wholesalers covered shorts and distributors covered near-term needs. [More... ]

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Rising global softwood markets prices

Global softwood lumber prices trended upward in early 2017 with prices in North America hitting a 13-year high, Chinese import prices increasing 13% in 18 months and Japanese prices moving modestly higher in the 1Q/17. [More... ]

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Germany: Price of wood pellets slightly lower in June

The price for wood pellets in Germany decreased again during June 2017, due to the rising temperatures. EN plus wood pellets price went down by 0.8%% during June 2017, as compared to May, reaching EUR 231.88/tonne [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 25, 2017

Framing lumber markets were mixed, with a firm to strengthening trend in western and Canadian species contrasting with a continued softening in Southern Pine [More... ]

May 2017

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 17, 2017

Trading in framing lumber was nil, as buyers and sellers first awaited the preliminary determination in the countervailing duty case and then spent the rest of the week discerning its impact. [More... ]

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Finland: Roundwood prices in February 2017

Roundwood prices in Finland started to go on ascending path during February 2017, as compared to the same period last year. [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 18, 2017

Trading in framing lumber failed to break free from its post-countervailing duty standoff, but buyers and sellers made some strides toward getting back to the give and take of normal relations. [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 19, 2017

Sales of framing lumber were muted amid a lingering standoff in Canadian S-P-F and a steep pullback in Southern Pine. In the West, most prices held to recent ranges, but soft spots were evident, particularly in wide dimension. [More... ]

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Switzerland: Lower prices for wood pellets in May

The Swiss price for wood pellets increased by 1.64% in May 2017 and reached an average of CHF 359.1/t (EUR 328.17/t) as compared to last year. [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 20, 2017

Buyers of framing lumber re-emerged after weeks on the sidelines. Producers of various species seeking trading levels over the past several weeks finally hit values that drew in reluctant customers. Western S-P-F and Southern Pine mills in particular were aggressive in lowering prices to entice sales, which picked up most noticeably on Wednesday. [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 21, 2017

Softwood lumber trading was uneven, and traders’ outlooks uncertain, heading into the holiday weekend in the U.S. Southern Pine mills reported a firmer tone to the market after heavy discounting in previous weeks [More... ]

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Austrian wood pellets cheaper in May

Austria's Enplus A1 wood pellets price amounted to an average of EUR 225.1 per tonne in May 2017 [More... ]

Apr 2017

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Switzerland: uneven price dynamics at oak, ash and beech markets

Switzerland is no exception to the main trends currently observed in European timber markets. Oak prices continue to rise steadily, with the average increase being around 30% in two years [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 14, 2017

An active framing lumber market early in the week turned frenetic Thursday as angst over anticipated duties on Canadian exports to the U.S. set off the futures market and sent cash buyers scrambling to cover their needs with mill offerings for April shipments [More... ]

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France: ash and beech being affected by the increased freight tariffs

In the second quarter of the current year, trade on the French hardwood markets was mixed. The French oak continues to run with the wind, and the industry representatives do not see reasons why it should stop. In processed goods, virtually all products find [More... ]

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China: Prices of main wood commodities in January 2017

This index contains the most update prices of logs and lumbers from the Guangdong Yuzhu Timber Market: [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 15, 2017

Sales of framing lumber at the mill level slowed, as secondaries focused on selling from their own inventories and dealers struggled to absorb recent price hikes [More... ]

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Germany: Price of wood pellets drops in April

The price for wood pellets in Germany has decreased accordingly to the arrival of the warm season. Thus, the price of EN plus wood pellets went down by -3.6% during April 2017 [More... ]

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Austria: Price of wood pellets down in April

Austrian wood pellets price amounted to an average of EUR 229.4per tonne in April 2017 [More... ]