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  • February 18, 2019 13:33

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 6, 2019

Sales of US framing lumber slowed as winter took a toll on consumption across the continent. Snow in the Northwest and rain in California cooled off trading in the West, while the Upper Midwest, Northeast, and much of Canada were in the deep freeze... [more...]

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  • February 15, 2019 07:33

Ifo Institute: German economy barely escaped recession

"The German economy barely escaped recession in 2018." With this assessment, the German Institute for Economic Research (Ifo) CEO Timo Wollmershäuser has responded to the latest figures from the German Federal Statistical Office... [more...]

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  • February 14, 2019 11:25

Price of Swiss pellets rises slightly in February

In February 2019, the prices for wood pellets only increased slightly in Switzerland. The average price for pellets of quality ENplus A1 is ... [more...]

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  • February 11, 2019 11:35

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 5, 2019

The trading pace in framing lumber eased from the previous week’s action, but early momentum carried prices higher...... [more...]

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  • February 04, 2019 11:44

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 4, 2019

January closed with a bang as supply-side concerns ignited a rally that pushed many framing lumber prices up sharply. Concerns were mostly focused on Western Canada... [more...]

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  • February 01, 2019 10:08

Sawlog prices in Sweden up by 7% in 2018

The increase of delivery prices was larger in 2018 than it has been for several years. Both sawlog and pulpwood prices in Sweden increased in the whole country during 2018...... [more...]

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  • January 28, 2019 13:46

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 4, 2019

Wintry weather held back trading in some lumber markets in the US, but sellers of framing lumber turned in their strongest week of the new year...... [more...]

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  • January 25, 2019 13:05

Austria: Pellets more expensive in January

In January, the consumer prices for wood pellets of quality ENplus A1 in Austria rose relatively sharply. The average price for pellets (delivery quantity 6t) is currently... [more...]

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  • January 24, 2019 11:46

Finland: 2018 roundwood trade results

In 2018, the Finnish forest industry enterprises procured 51.4 million m3 of roundwood from non-industrial private forests. The roundwood trade volumes increased by a fifth compared with 2017. Standing timber sales volume came up to ... [more...]

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  • January 22, 2019 13:02

Switzerland: Rising demand for fresh wood

The Swiss Wood Market Commission (HMK) met on January 16, this year for the first time with representatives from the Swiss Industrial Wood and Wood Energy sector. The Swiss wood market is still under the influence of beetle wood, according to the commission. The Swiss wood industry is still prepared to process beetle wood, but at the same time reports an increasing demand for fresh softwood... [more...]

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