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Germany: Beech log price index rising on average

The German producer price indices for beech logs developed heterogeneously in April 2022. On average, they increased by 0.4% to 106.1 points. B grade fell 0.9% from March to a level of... [more...]

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Germany: Oak log price index stagnating on average

The German producer price indices for oak again showed a heterogeneous course in April 2022. On average, the index value for log wood virtually stagnated at -0.1% to 127.2 points. A quality... [more...]

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Germany: Douglas fir log price index mainly increasing

The German producer price indices for Douglas fir mostly followed an upward trend in April 2022. On average, the log index increased by 2.7% to 79 points compared to March. B quality decreased... [more...]

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Germany: Pine log price index split

The German producer price indices for pine rose only partially in April 2022. On average, log wood increased by 0.2% compared to March to a level of 87 points. B quality lost 3.1% to... [more...]

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Germany: Spruce log price index stagnating to undecided

In April 2022, the German producer price indices for spruce only partially continued their almost uninterrupted upward trend since April 2021. On average, the index for logs rose by... [more...]

Wood missed Austria's strong upswing in garden furniture

In 2021, Austria's manufacturer revenues for garden furniture rose by more than 6% to €122.2 million, which was attributable to both private households (+4.5%) and commercial customers... [more...]

Berneck orders drum dryer and energy system from Dieffenbacher

The Brazilian engineered wood manufacturer Berneck has placed an order with DIEFFENBACHER to supply an 84 MW power system and a 36 m long drum dryer with a diameter of... [more...]

European wood panel industry scales up circular use

Horizon Europe project EcoReFibre explores smart sorting and processing technologies to recycle post-consumer waste wood back into fibreboards and into novel building products. Five highly... [more...]

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Germany: Douglas fir log price index develops heterogeneously

In March 2022, the German producer price indices for Douglas fir only partially followed an upward trend. On average, the index for log wood increased by 0.5% to 76.7 points compared to February... [more...]

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Germany: pine roundwood price index rising faster

The German producer price indices for pine continued to rise in March 2022. On average, log wood increased by 1.3% compared to February to a level of 86.8 points. B quality gained 2.4% to... [more...]

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Special Reports

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European Pellets Conference 2022 showed potential and homework

The European Pellets Conference 2022 on April 6 in Wels, Upper Austria, as well as online, showed the more than 650 participants from 60 countries the current developments on the markets, in technology and politics. Speakers and audience discussed ways of optimal positioning in times of... [ more...]

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North American lumber prices are down 28%

North American lumber prices are down 28% in 3 weeks as the housing market cools...... [ more...]

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Trade of logs and lumber in Europe expected to change in the coming years

The trade of logs and lumber in Europe will “change dramatically” in the coming years, with timber harvests having reportedly peaked in Central Europe.... [ more...]


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