Market Prices

  • Market Prices
  • July 18, 2018 13:34

Pellet prices in Germany falling slightly in July

The price of wood pellets in Germany fell again slightly in July, as shown by the survey of the German Energy Wood and Pellet Association (DEPV)... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • July 17, 2018 10:04

France: too much softwood in the east?

At the beginning of the summer of 2018, the French softwood market is characterized by two very different situations. On the one hand, the sawnwood market confirms its favourable position, which was observed in the last quarter of 2017. On the other hand, the roundwood market gets stagnant, resulting in lower demand and lower log prices in the French east... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 16, 2018 10:32

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 28, 2018

Trading in framing lumber picked up only modestly from the previous holiday-distracted week. Sales were most liquid early on, with an annual industry gathering in Coeur d’Alene... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 13, 2018 06:44

Vietnam's wood products exports up 12.8% in H1/2018

The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture estimates the export value of Vietnam's most important forest products to be $ 4.3 billion. Wood products accounted for the vast majority of $ 4.1 billion, an increase of 12.7% over the same period last year... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 11, 2018 12:19

The US and Canadian pellet feedstock prices increased in early 2018

Wood fiber costs for pellet producers in both Canada and the US were slightly higher in the 1Q/18 than in the previous quarter, continuing an upward trend that started in early 2017... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 10, 2018 12:33

Spruce logs prices fell sharply in Tyrol

In June, the reported log volumes in the Tyrolean non-state forest were very low. Due to the storm and the bark beetle infestation, hardly any fresh wood comes onto the market... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 09, 2018 14:50

Switzerland: Price of wood pellets stable in July

Following two months of price stability from May to June, the retail prices for pellets in Switzerland remained largely stable in July... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 09, 2018 14:17

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 27, 2018

In grading framing lumber prospects after holidays in Canada and the U.S., most traders gave the market an incomplete. The overall trend in prices pointed downward, as the Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite fell $5. While some mills dug in at their quotes, others selectively opened to counters... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 09, 2018 09:29

Germany: Last winter's storms cause drop in roundwood prices

The storms that occurred last winter in Germany, mainly Herwart and Friederike, have resulted in considerable wind-throwing quantities of wood in some German federal states. IHB-Fordaq has inquired some state forestry companies in Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse, Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony and Thuringia about the state of the workup, current roundwood prices and the bark beetle situation... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 06, 2018 14:04

Finland: Roundwood prices in April 2018

The prices for roundwood in Finland have increased significantly during April 2018, as compared to the same period last year... [more...]

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