Exports to European countries from Finland decreased by 26%

Created on 02 January 2023
In the 3rd quarter, exports of rough-sawn and planed softwood lumber from Finland to other European countries fell by 26% to 764,913 m³, following decrease of 4% in both the 1st and 2nd quarters.
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Price for polish spruce sawlogs grew by 30.1%

Created on 01 December 2022
The increase shown in the price of polish pine sawlogs in September continued at a slower pace in October.
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Dutch furniture imports slightly increases

Created on 10 November 2022
After growth of 25% in the 1st quarter, Dutch furniture imports grew again by almost one-fifth to €2.036bn in the 2nd quarter. Eurostat’s data inform that imports from the German market - which occupies the second place in the statistics - grew by 10% compared to the same period last year to €363.2m.
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Spanish imports rose again

Created on 28 September 2022
Spanish softwood lumber imports (approx. 295,374 m³) exceeded the preceding year’s figure by 19% in the 1st quarter of 2022. Import statistics revealed by the association of Spanish timber importers and the timber industry (AEIM), Madrid, says that registered at 264,420 m³, imports from other EU states also grew by 19%.
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Record forest fires in Europe

Created on 17 August 2022
There is an unprecedented heatwave in Europe now and wildfire conditions in Europe are getting worse. Fires in France, Spain, and Portugal have already destroyed more territory in 2022 than in all of 2021.
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EOS: no further upward trend in sawn-softwood production

Created on 27 July 2022
At a predicted 89.925m m³, there is unlikely to be any great change against previous year in the produced sawn-softwood volume in the countries represented in the European Organization of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) in the current year.
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Lack of timber in the European market

Created on 06 July 2022
After introducing a prohibition on imports of wood products from Russia and Belarus in April, Estonia after all resisted the influence of the wood shortage, and informed in early June that it would ease logging restrictions on state-owned forests.
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Turnover of timber construction to exceed €10bn in 2022

Created on 15 June 2022
In 2022, turnover gained by German carpentry and timber construction companies is said to grow by 5.5% vis à vis 2021 to €10.246bn.
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Europe’s sawnwood exports to the US raised by 20%

Created on 15 May 2022
Apart from the fact that US sawn-softwood imports in the 1stquarter decreased by 6% on the whole, those from Europe grew up  by 20%. The data published by the US Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) on 4 May demonstrate that the imports in the first three months reached the figure of 8.603 m³.
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Sawnwood production in Poland decreased by 6% in March

Created on 15 April 2022
Sawmills’ sawn-softwood output in Poland in March 2022 was 6% lower than a year before at 275,000 m³.
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March further growth in Austrian sawlog prices

Created on 15 March 2022
Bright business activity almost onall sawn-softwood markets made it possible for the Austrian sawmilling industry, too, to use its cutting capacity massively in the beginning of 2022.
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Furniture production in Latvia increases by nearly 50%

Created on 14 February 2022
In the 3rd  quarter, furniture production in Latvia rose by nearly50% comparing to the same quarter of the previous year to a value of €72.9m.
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Abrupt decline in softwood-sawlog exports in Germany

Created on 01 February 2022
2.125m m³ of softwood sawlogs were sold from Germany in the 3rd quarter, which is 39% less than in the same quarter of previous year.
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British softwood lumber imports’ growth became stable

Created on 14 January 2022
After substantial rises in preceding months, British softwood lumber imports increased by just 11% vis à vis the previous year to 719,000 m³ in September 2021.
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Finland boosts exports to the EU by 19%

Created on 30 December 2021
The 54% rise in Finnish exports of rough-sawn and planed softwood lumber to other EU states registered during the first six months of the year endured in the 3rd quarter, but to a lesser extent. 
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USA increasing duty on Canadian sawn softwood

Created on 13 December 2021
As showed in the 2nd administrative review (AR2) revealed by the U.S. Department of Commerce at the end of May, the antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) put on Canadian deliveries of softwood lumber is being increased again.
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51% of Latvian lumber exports go to GB

Created on 30 November 2021
After a 40% rise to 374,800 m³ in the 2nd quarter, in the 3rd quarter exports of rough-sawn and planed softwood lumber from Latvia to Great Britain increased by 33% to 434,700 m³. 
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Sawnwood exports from Sweden 11% lower than in the preceding year

Created on 17 November 2021
Sawmilling industry of Sweden exported less in August 2021 than in the same month of 2020. 
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German exports of beech lumber continue to recover

Created on 25 October 2021
German timber trading companies and sawmills sold 139,302 m³ of beech lumber in the 2nd quarter of 2021, representing a growth of 27%. 
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Considerable growth in Europe’s imports from Russian

Created on 04 October 2021
In the second quarter, European softwood lumber imports from Russia grew by significantly in comparison with the same period of 2020. 
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