Statistics

  • Forestry
  • March 02, 2021 13:38

Indonesia’s exports of wood products better than expected in 2020

Indonesia’s exports of forest and wood products to all destinations held up better than expected in 2020...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • March 02, 2021 13:04

Sweden: Decrease in roundwood prices 2020

The report of statistics on Swedish roundwood prices in 2020 show decreasing delivery prices compared to 2019. The price of pulpwood decreased by 11 percent and the sawlog price by 7 percent compared to 2019..... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • March 02, 2021 10:38

Lumber prices reached all-time high in February

The dual Canada/U.S. long weekend in mid-February did nothing to slow demand for lumber, with prices rising accordingly. To the amazement of all, the price of benchmark lumber commodity Western Spruce-Pine-Fir KD 2×4 #2&Btr surpassed the all-time high of US$966 mfbm in August 2020...... [more...]

  • Panels
  • March 02, 2021 10:18

China: Rise in sales of flooring products in 2020

According to data from the China Forest Products Industry Association annual sales of flooring products rose 1.35% to 903 million square metres in 2020...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • March 01, 2021 12:16

Malaysia: 2020 timber industry performance

The Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) has reported last year’s performance of the timber sector. Exports were RM 22.02 bil (RM 22.50 bil in 2019) while total imports were RM 6.81 bil (RM 5.95 bil in 2019)...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 01, 2021 10:22

Good 2021 start for Brazilian wood product exports

In January 2021 Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 22.8% in value compared to January 2020, from US$206.6 million to US$253.6 million...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • February 26, 2021 14:15

European laminate flooring sector grows 2.74% in 2020 despite pandemic

Despite special circumstances in 2020, Association of European Producers of Laminate Flooring (EPLF) has announced that their members were able to grow their business by 2.74% in comparison to 2019, with 459.0 million m² of flooring sold...... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • February 25, 2021 11:40

New home sales in U.S. hit three-month high

Sales of new U.S. homes rose in January by more than forecast to a three-month high as buyers took advantage of attractive mortgage rates that are now starting to increase...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • February 25, 2021 09:27

Germany: Pellet production reaches 3 million tons in 2020

Germany has further expanded its European top position in pellet production in 2020 with over 3 million t for the first time...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 23, 2021 11:38

UK's timber imports reached 13-year monthly high in November 2020

UK's timber and panel imports reached 1.08 million m3 in November 2020, which was the highest monthly total since the October 2007 volume of 1.04 million m3..... [more...]

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