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Special Reports
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  • December 06, 2016 15:08

France: coniferous timber and lumber market in a crisis

The results of 2016 are not likely to be satisfactory for softwood processors. At the latest wood auctions in November and December, most sawmill owners reported mixed results of their activities over the last twelve months... [more...]

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  • December 05, 2016 14:47

Forest property bubble in Sweden: to be or not to be?

In Sweden, the forest property price varies widely. It is not uncommon for buyers to pay twice as much for the forest in Småland than in Dalarna. In southern Sweden, the prices are significantly inflated while many forest properties in the north are sold at more modest prices in a healthy market, but with large price variations... [more...]

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  • December 05, 2016 14:28

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 46, 2016

Momentum built on last week’s late surge of orders in framing lumber carried over to Monday and Tuesday. While sales eased from a faster pace from there on, trading remained steady and carried mill order files well into December. The trade case filed by U.S. producers seeking action against imports of Canadian lumber raised the prospect of duties and tightening availability moving forward. Still, some traders were surprised by the market’s energy and strength in prices... [more...]

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  • November 28, 2016 10:06

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 45, 2016

Sales of framing lumber were more active than many traders had anticipated heading into the holiday-shortened week. Prices in various species were on the upswing through Tuesday, even as many traders in the U.S. filtered out of their offices. Last week’s faster pace and finish helped producers carry momentum into Monday, with mills holding or bolstering order files that extended into the weeks of December 5 and 12. Distributors focused on keeping active job sites supplied. ... [more...]

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  • November 25, 2016 13:20

Pellet prices in Austria almost unchanged in November

The retail prices for wood pellets quality ENplus A1 in Austria has increased only slightly in November. The average price rose as compared with October by only 0.4%, from ... [more...]

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  • November 25, 2016 09:34

New Zealand's timber prices expected to rise due to recent earthquake

News is emerging that timber harvesting will be affected by the massive earthquake in New Zealand. A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck on 13 November and this caused extensive damage to the road network... [more...]

Special Reports
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  • November 23, 2016 15:51

France: maritime pine prices stabilising in the south-west

In the end of 2016, the French Aquitaine forest auctions are coherent and their results are similar. One of the latest auctions, held by the forest experts on November 17, 2016, confirms the results obtained a month earlier at another important auction held by ONF in the same region... [more...]

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  • November 21, 2016 14:18

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 44, 2016

Sales of framing lumber jumped Thursday after the Commerce Department released its U.S. housing starts report for October. The sharp gain was one of several catalysts sparking trader confidence and allaying fears of downside risk. News coverage on the U.S.-Canada trade dispute and expectations that the U.S. would soon file a trade case against Canada generated some buzz. ... [more...]

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  • November 21, 2016 08:33

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  • November 18, 2016 13:34

Germany: Price of pellets rises in November

In November, the price of EN plus wood pellets in Germany amounted to an average of EUR 230.20/tonne. This represents a 1.7% increase as compared to October 2016 and a -2.3% decline over November 2015... [more...]

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