Market Prices

  • Market Prices
  • April 22, 2019 11:45

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 16, 2019

Prices of framing lumber continued to retreat amid a slow-developing increase in seasonal demand. Traders widely reported that ample supplies were available at all levels of the distribution system, going back to the mills...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 15, 2019 12:38

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 15, 2019

Sales of framing lumber continued to lag production, as supply-demand imbalances were noted across the spectrum of the distribution system... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 11, 2019 06:18

Global wood fiber prices indices reached four-year highs in the 4Q/18

Wood fiber costs ranged between 45% and 70% of the cash costs for the production of pulp around the world in the 4Q/18. The costs for wood chips and pulplogs were generally higher worldwide in 2018 than in 2017 with both the Softwood Fiber Price Index (SFPI) ... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 09, 2019 12:25

Spruce prices continue to fall in Tyrol

In March, prices for fresh spruce logs in Tyrol continued to fall. The prices for low-grade spruce ranges are at a stable low level. Due to the storm Vaia, much more wood is felled in East Tyrol than in North Tyrol. In northern Tyrol, the minimum quantity for an evaluation was exceeded in March only for fresh spruce. The price level of the main assortment fell slightly in March... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 09, 2019 08:03

Peru: Industrialisation could help eliminate illegal logging

When meeting the media the Vice President of the Association of Exporters (ADEX), Erik Fischer, said the country suffers the loss of thousands of hectares of forest annually as a result of unsustainable activities and called for a new approach to the fight against illegal logging... [more...]

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  • April 08, 2019 12:40

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 14, 2017

While softness prevailed in prices, trading in framing lumber picked up modestly amid drier and warmer weather in some markets. Increased demand was mostly reported among distributors, wholesalers, and other buyers, while orders were slower to reach back to the mills. Even so, producers picked up on the modestly brighter tone... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 03, 2019 11:33

Germany: Prices for wood packaging drop significantly

In the first quarter of 2019, the prices for packaging timber dropped significantly in Germany. This is shown by the HPE index of the Federal Association of Wood Packaging, Pallets, Export Packaging eV (HPE). The index values ​​for wood-based materials fell much more sharply than those for solid wood...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 01, 2019 14:32

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 12, 2019

The Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite Price slipped $1...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 26, 2019 11:12

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 12, 2019

Framing lumber sales were inconsistent and price trends mixed, leaving buyers and sellers uncertain about the market’s near-term prospects...... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • March 19, 2019 10:00

Introducing TallyExpress-The revolutionary Lumber Tally App which will change the sawmill industry

TallyExpress - the revolutionary tally app – promises to offer an affordable and accurate solution from your smartphone. Using artificial intelligence and sophisticated computer vision algorithms, TallyExpress allows you to measure bundles in a fast and reliable way, directly on your Android device. With just a photo, TallyExpress recognizes and counts each board individually, calculates their respective widths and computes the total volume in a matter of seconds...... [more...]

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