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Archives: April 2021

US facing extreme shortage of lumber

For a look at just how extreme America’s shortage of lumber has become, consider this: For the first time [...]

Australian log exports remain suspended with no end in sight to trade dispute

Australia's forestry sector claims there are no signs of any movement by Chinese officials to end the ongoing log [...]

Stora Enso delivers massive performance in its Wood Products division

Stora Enso’s Wood Products division saw record results in the first quarter of 2021. Among other things, the division [...]

Tense market situation due to low availability of wood in Germany

    The domestic demand for wood in Germany has increased overall due to increased exports. Added to [...]

Soaring lumber prices threaten the momentum of the U.S. housing market

Skyrocketing lumber prices threaten to thwart the momentum of the U.S. housing market, which for months has been one [...]

Sharp rise in UK timber and panel imports

The recovery in UK import volume seen in the second half of 2020 continued in January 2021 with timber and [...]

Finnish log prices rose steadily in March

In March, the average stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 59.3 per cubic metre, and the [...]

US lumber prices could plunge by year end

Lumber futures continue their wild ride, trading limit down after going limit up in the previous session. Futures fell the [...]

Austria: Sharp rise in softwood sawlog prices due to booming demand and low availability

Sharply rising prices with extremely lively global demand for building materials. All timber products are currently following this development. Above [...]

Södra raises timber prices due to strong demand in market

Sweden's Södra raises the price for timber, pulpwood, small timber and logs. At the same time, a thinning [...]