the timber network

Statistics

  • Wood Construction
  • May 21, 2015 10:29

Large increases in LVL capacity in Europe and Russia

LVL capacity in the EU is expected to rise from the current level of 410,000 m3 to 590,000 m3 by the middle of next year... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • May 21, 2015 09:35

Housing starts in US jump to seven-year high

New residential construction in United States surged in April to the highest level in more than seven years... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 21, 2015 08:29

Logs and sawnwood prices in China

This report contains latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in China...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 20, 2015 15:29

Russia: Output of forest industry stable

The situation of the Russian foresty industry is rather stable at the moment. Thus, in the period form January to April 2015, the production volume of Russian lumber came up to 6.9 million m3, what corresponds to a 2.3% increase year-on-year... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • May 20, 2015 14:47

Logging increases in Norway

In Norway, a total of 2.7 million cubic metres of roundwood were cut for sale in the 1st quarter of 2015. This is 7 percent more than in the corresponding quarter of 2014. The average Norwegian roundwood price rose by 2 percent in the same period... [more...]

Sawmilling
  • Sawmilling
  • May 20, 2015 11:21

European joinery product import trends

With the exception of flooring products, imports contribute only a small proportion of total EU consumption of joinery products. In terms of value, only around 4.5% of doors and glulam, and around 0.5% of wood windows installed in the EU are imported from outside the region... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • May 20, 2015 08:28

Germany: Price of wood pellets continues to decline in May

The price of pellets has returned to the level of 2012... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 19, 2015 12:32

Södra Wood improves operating profit in Q1/2015

Mainly due to more favourable exchange rates and an improved sawing yield... [more...]

Wood Construction
  • Wood Construction
  • May 19, 2015 10:13

Emerging signs of recovery in the EU joinery sector

The European construction and joinery sectors continue to recover slowly. The rate of recovery in the UK, which was rapid in 2014, weakened again in the first quarter of 2015. However there is confidence that the UK market will pick up again over the summer months... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • May 18, 2015 12:23

French sawmills experience the beech renaissance due to US$ evaluation

The Renaissance for beech in France? The question is worthwhile, taking into consideration the current level of activity in the beech sawn timber market. Some experts note an upturn trend... [more...]

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