Sweden – Soft Lumber Exports to UK Recover
Sweden’s Sawmills are again exporting more soft lumber to Great Britain. After sharp declines at the beginning of the year, deliveries between January and the end of May registered a deficit of only 0.6%. Compared with the same month of last year, the average price of profiled timber sank by 7.9% and is about 1924 SEK/m3 (187.6 € /m3). Export prices for spruce lumber (raw) are about 1,760.8 SEK/m3 (-1,4% / 171.7 € /m3) and for pine (raw) at 1,614.3 SEK/m3 (-5,6% / 157.4 € / m3).