NZ exports to China grow +12% but prices seem toppy.

NZ exports to China grow +12% but prices seem toppy.

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 in wood market |

The domestic NZ demand for both pruned and structural logs remains strong and supply ranges from balanced to tight around the country. Due to the drop in export prices the PF Olsen Log Price Index for July has dropped one dollar from the June figure and is now at $125. The average sale price is $14 […]

Rising lumber prices caused by wildfire in Canada

Rising lumber prices caused by wildfire in Canada

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in wood market |

Rapidly spreading wildfire in British Columbia are set to tighten the supply of wood products and raise prices as they disrupt timber operations during the year’s peak building season, industry and analysts said on Tuesday.

Is BREXIT likely to impact U.S. sawn wood markets?

Is BREXIT likely to impact U.S. sawn wood markets?

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in wood market |

As a consumer and producers of hardwood and softwood, Britain is a key customer for U.S. forest products producers. A June 23 vote to leave the European Union has depressed the British Pound, limiting its buying power in the short term.