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The importation of logs and lumber by China over the past two years fell dramatically, reaching 12-year lows in 2023 due to the weak economy

The importation of logs and lumber by China over the past two years fell dramatically, reaching 12-year lows in 2023 due to the weak economy …

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European sawlog prices plunged 12% q-o-q in the 3Q/23 with the largest declines in Central Europe

European sawlog prices plunged 12% q-o-q in the 3Q/23 with the largest declines in Central Europe The sawlog market in Europe has gone through a …

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The Global Forest Industry this Quarter

The Global Forest Industry this Quarter Market Insights Global Forest Industry Summary: Year-End 2023 Hakan Ekstrom, Special Advisor, Global Forest Products G LO B A …

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The global pulpwood market has seen substantial changes in 2023, with costs for hardwood fiber surpassing softwood

The global pulpwood market has seen substantial changes in 2023, with costs for hardwood fiber surpassing softwood WRI Market Insights 2023 – a subscription service …

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Swedish sawmills have diversified their export markets over the past few years with shipments to the US increasing to a record-high share

Swedish sawmills have diversified their export markets over the past few years with shipments to the US increasing to a record-high share Lumber trade has …

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Sawmill down-sizing in British Columbia will create long-term opportunities for European lumber exporters to the US

Sawmill down-sizing in British Columbia will create long-term opportunities for European lumber exporters to the US Canada is the world’s second-largest producer of softwood lumber, …

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Australian exporters receive new opportunities to ship logs to China following a 2.5-year ban, but exports are not anticipated to reach historic levels

Australian exporters receive new opportunities to ship logs to China following a 2.5-year ban, but exports are not anticipated to reach historic levels At the …

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Log trade in the Baltic Sea region has declined for two reasons: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and as a result of investments in forest production capacity in the Baltic States

Log trade in the Baltic Sea region has declined for two reasons: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and as a result of investments in forest production …

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Asia has increased its share of global wood pellet imports to a record 32%

Asia has increased its share of global wood pellet imports to a record 32% Worldwide trade of wood pellets remained practically unchanged y-o-y at about …

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US wood pellets are gaining market share in Europe as Russian pellets vanish

The costs of industrial wood pellets imported to the key European markets increased in 2022. Still, the rises have been less dramatic than those for …

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The costs of wood fiber for pulp manufacturing have trended upward worldwide for over two years

The costs of wood fiber for pulp manufacturing have trended upward worldwide for over two years Prices for pulplogs and wood chips have gone up …

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Russia’s war is changing wood pellet market dynamics in Europe, with prices tripling in 12 months

WRI Market Insights 2022 – a subscription service from Wood Resources International European Wood Pellet Markets Russia’s war is changing wood pellet market dynamics in …

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New Focus Report Series from WRI and O’Kelly Acumen – 2021

Wood Resources International and O’Kelly Acumen have launched the “Focus Report Series” to provide quick and digestible insights into the most significant topics shaping today’s global forest industries. Regional market interruptions, unexpected political decisions

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Increased demand for softwood lumber in the US and Asia will change the global trade flows of wood in the coming decade

Softwood lumber has been in high demand in the US and Europe throughout
2021. The limited supply resulted in temporary price surges to record
high levels during the spring, followed by substantial declines in early
summer. The outlook for lumber demand is likely to be strong worldwide

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Sawlog prices fell throughout the world in 2019 with European prices declining the most

The European Sawlog Price Index (ESPI), which has been in steady decline
for two years, fell 5.0% in the 2Q/19, reaching its lowest level since
2005 (in US dollars) in the 3Q/19. As the result of sharply reduced
sawlog prices in Europe, both in US dollars and Euro terms.

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Wood raw-material costs for the world’s pulp manufacturers have fallen the past year

Softwood pulplog prices fell in the key markets of Europe in the fall
of 2019. This price decline contributed to a two-year low of the
Softwood Fiber Price Index (SFPI) in the 3Q/19, according to the WRQ.
With the hardwood fiber price movements having been mixed the past year.

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Europe has rapidly become a major supplier of softwood logs to China

China
is increasing
importation of logs
from New Zealand and
Europe, while
diminishing imports
from North America and
Russia. As a region,
Europe is now the
second largest
supplier of softwood
logs to China behind
New Zealand, reports
the WRQ.

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Profit margins declined faster for sawmills in Finland than in Sweden during 2018 and 2019

The
financial health of
the world’s lumber
producers was mixed in
the 3Q/19. The gross
margins fell in
Northern Europe, while
they improved slightly
in Austria, Eastern
Russia, Western US,
and Western Canada,
reports the WRQ. In
North America, lumber
prices started to
flatten out…

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Prices for overseas traded softwood wood chips have fallen

Prices for overseas traded softwood wood chips have fallen 11% in eight months, while hardwood chip prices have increased slightly, according to the latest FOEX Chip …

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