Statistics

  • Wood Construction
  • January 18, 2018 11:44

Building permits record a significant drop in Germany

From January to November 2017, 7.8% less or 26,400 fewer residential building permits were granted in Germany.... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • January 18, 2018 11:13

China: Real estate investments grow in January-November 2017, but at a slower pace

A year-on-year growth of 7.5% was recorded in investments in Chinese real estate from January to November 2017, however the pace of growth slowed... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 17, 2018 13:05

Price of wood pellets in Germany increases in January

With falling temperatures and increasing heat demand, the price of wood pellets rose slightly in January... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 16, 2018 13:05

Exports of the Brazilian planted forest industry rise 11.4%

Brazilian exports generated by the planted forest sector hit US$7.7 billion in the first ten months of last year, a 11.4% rise compared to 2016... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 16, 2018 12:57

European imports of tropical logs fall from all major supply countries in Jan.-Sep. 2017

The EU trade in tropical logs followed a similar downward path. Imports in the first nine months of 2017 totalled just 90,400 cu.m, 28% less than the same period in 2016, and fell 29% to 22,700 cu.m from Congo... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 15, 2018 12:06

Vietnam: New FTA with EU might boost timber products exports

With the new EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), experts predict that about $1 billion worth of timber will be exported to the EU every year by 2020... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 15, 2018 10:31

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 02, 2018

Trading picked up notably in all framing lumber species, leaving some traders reaching for superlatives to describe the fast start to the year. Even as wintry weather kept a grip on consumption in some markets, orders flowed back to the mills at a steady to active pace... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 12, 2018 11:45

Canada imports more tropical sawnwood from the US

Canadian imports of tropical sawnwood were worth US$1.65 million in October, slightly down from the previous month and also year-to-date from October 2016.... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • January 10, 2018 14:04

Japan's housing starts fell slightly in November

Japan's housing starts declined at a slower-than-expected pace in November, data from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism showed... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • January 10, 2018 11:56

Canadian housing starts trend stable in December

The trend in housing starts was 226,777 units in December 2017, compared to 226,178 units in November 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)... [more...]

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