Forestry

  • Market Prices
  • December 13, 2018 11:11

Global softwood sawlog prices dropping in the 3Q/18

Softwood sawlog prices declined throughout the world in the 3Q/18. Consequently, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 3.7% from the 2Q/18 to the 3Q/18, the second consecutive q-o-q decline... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 13, 2018 10:54

European softwood lumber exports to China down sharply this year

Softwood lumber exports from the European Union countries to China went down by -26% during January-September 2018 from last year's same period of time... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 11, 2018 13:15

Arauco joins American Wood Council

Arauco North America, headquartered in Atlanta, has joined the American Wood Council (AWC)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 11, 2018 12:33

Metsä Fibre to acquire a biogas plant in Äänekoski, Finland

Metsä Fibre and EcoEnergy SF have signed an agreement concerning the ownership of the biogas plant located in Metsä Group’s mill area in Äänekoski, Finland... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 11, 2018 09:05

Rougier to appoint Francis Rougier as Chairman and CEO

During the Board of Directors meeting held on December 6, Mr Jacques Rougier announced that he was standing down from his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 11, 2018 08:21

Peru: Wood products exports rise but shipments to China slide

According to information provided by the Association of Exporters (ADEX), as of August 2018 exports of Peruvian wood products totalled almost US$80 million FOB... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 11, 2018 07:55

Myanmar: Settling confusion over the MTLAS and the ‘Dossier’

The Myanma Timber Enterprise (MTE) recently made available online its publication “Myanmar Timber Chain of Custody Process, Documents and Actors”, the so-called ‘Dossier’. This describes the documents and procedures applied at every step of the entire supply chain from harvesting to port of export. The aim of making this available was to enable exporters and authorities in importing countries understand how Myanmar manages information in the timber supply chain... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 10, 2018 15:01

Western US sawmills produce 5,6% more lumber for the first ten months

Western U.S. sawmills produced 12.330 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 10 months of 2018, an increase of 5.6% from 11.679 bbf in the same period a year earlier... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • December 10, 2018 12:35

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 49, 2018

Demand for framing lumber was light. Buyers held back amid seasonal slowness, weather, and concerns about the broader U.S. economy. Order files supported mills in holding to established quotes, but budding softness was evident in most producing regions... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • December 10, 2018 11:22

Russia: lumber exports 6% up in Jan-Oct 2018

In January-October 2018, Russia increased its sawn timber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics... [more...]

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