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  • July 26, 2016 12:10

Austria: Price of wood pellets increases slightly this month

The retail price for ENplus A1 wood pellets in Austria has increased slightly in July. On average, pellets currently cost 222.7 EUR/tonne. This is 0.1% more than in June... [more...]

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  • July 25, 2016 09:23

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 29, 2016

Prices of framing lumber continued to strengthen amid steady consumption across the continent. A third consecutive week of price appreciation surprised some traders who had anticipated a mid-summer lull. But despite summer heat that beat down activity in the Midwest and Southeast, supplies overall flowed smoothly through the pipeline... [more...]

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  • July 20, 2016 13:40

Germany: Pellet price drops slightly in July

The pellets price in Germany fell slightly in July. The average price for German ENplus A1 quality wood pellets reached EUR 222.81/ tonne, 1.0% less than in June and 4.6% less than in July 2015... [more...]

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  • July 18, 2016 14:03

Switzerland: Price of wood pellets down in July

In July, the retail prices for ENplus A1 wood pellets in Switzerland has dropped slightly after an increase in June. The average price currently stands at... [more...]

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  • July 18, 2016 09:25

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 28, 2016

Sales of framing lumber were stronger than expected for many traders who came into the week wary of a post-Fourth of July lull. Buyers in all regions steadily covered needs, including the South where heat and humidity failed to stifle demand for replacement purchases. An annual industry get-together in Idaho pulled a number of traders out of their offices late in the week. All told, upticks in key prices pushed the Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite Price up $3 for the week to $352... [more...]

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  • July 15, 2016 09:50

Higher shipments to India and South Korea boost New Zealand log export volumes and prices

New Zealand continues to be the world’s leading exporter of softwood logs followed by Russia and the US. These three countries accounted for almost 50% of globally traded logs in 2015, with a majority being destined for the Chinese market... [more...]

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  • July 12, 2016 15:30

European sawlog prices going down

The European Sawlog Price Index (ESPI), which represents nine major softwood sawlog markets in Europe, did not change much quarter-over-quarter and was €82.33/m3 in the 1Q/16. However, before this last quarter, the ESPI had been in steady decline for two years and in the first quarter of this year was nine percent below the 1Q/14 level.... [more...]

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  • July 12, 2016 07:31

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 27, 2016

Framing lumber traders looking for a more clear-cut direction to the market after the early July holidays in Canada and the U.S. were left searching. While trading had a pulse, it lacked strength in many species... [more...]

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  • July 05, 2016 07:57

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 26, 2016

Price trends were mixed heading into the holidays in Canada and the U.S. A surge in futures on Tuesday sparked action in S-P-F trading through Wednesday. Elsewhere, the pace ranged from moribund, to steady, to active. Southern Pine producers sought to build order files with more urgency, sometimes opening to hefty discounts to sell volumes... [more...]

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  • July 01, 2016 15:05

New Zealand log export prices drop sharply

The export log prices in New Zealand decrease in June on stronger currency and higher shipping costs. Thus, the prices slid to a five-month low in June as returns were hurt by a stronger local currency and an increase in shipping costs... [more...]

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