Statistics

  • Wood Construction
  • June 09, 2020 12:04

Trend in Canadian housing starts lowers in May

The trend in Canadian housing starts was 196,750 units in May 2020, down from 198,644 units in April 2020. Excluding Quebec, the trend was 151,072 units in May 2020, down from 155,600 units in April 2020...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 05, 2020 13:24

Pandemic hits US hardwood exports to China

In the first two months of 2020 the total export value of US hardwoods to China and Southeast Asia was US$241.5 million, down 7.6% compared to the same period of 2019...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • June 05, 2020 10:30

Dramatic decline in Chinese log imports from ASEAN

China Customs data is showing that China’s log imports from ASEAN in the first quarter of 2020 were 14,209 cubic metres valued at US$16.5 million, a drastic decline of over 90%...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • June 04, 2020 13:55

Austria: Price of wood pellets decreasing in April

The price survey done by proPellets Austria resulted in an average price of 22.60 €-Cent per kg of wood pellets or 4.61 Cent per kWh...... [more...]

Corona Virus
  • Corona Virus
  • June 04, 2020 12:57

N. American lumber prices continue rising trend

Sawmills across North America looked toward the end of summer after mid-May, as lumber prices continued to rise but sales volumes were unsteady...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • June 04, 2020 10:23

Sharp decline in sawnwood imports from ASEAN

According to China Customs sawnwood Chinese imports from ASEAN countries in the first quarter of 2020 totalled 862,056 cubic metres valued at US$254 million, down 81% in volume and 82% in value respectively over the same period of 2019...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • June 03, 2020 10:06

Vietnamese timber industry among those most affected by pandemic

According to VIFOREST, the timber sector is expected to resume its growth momentum from the third quarter of 2020...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 02, 2020 09:51

Slight decline in Brazil's wood products exports in April

The value of April 2020 Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) declined around 3% compared to April 2019, from US$245.8 million to US$239.0 million...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • May 28, 2020 13:28

European lumber producers to become more globally competitive

Sawlog prices throughout Europe decline in 2019, early 2020 mainly from oversupply, enabling European lumber producers to become more globally competitive...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • May 28, 2020 10:38

Russia's wood products exports down in Q1/2020

In January-March 2020, Russian lumber suppliers reduced exports by 7.7%...... [more...]

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