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Archives: June 2021

Turkey limits export of wood raw materials to avoid shortages

Turkey has started implementing limitations on exports of some raw materials of furniture, including flakeboard, oriented strand board, fiberboard and [...]

China: Timber import prices started to fall

Timber import prices in China have started to fall in mid-May and continued the downward trend at the beginning [...]

Wood raw material supply is expected to tighten with the progression of 2021

By the last quarter of 2020, timber demand was becoming excessive and record levels continued through Q1, 2021. Timber suppliers [...]

Swedish sawmills run at high speed on record export prices

In its latest newsletter, Danske Bank has taken a closer look at the Swedish sawmills' corona boom and how long [...]

Has the ‘market tipped’ in US? Lumber prices finally fall

The futures price for lumber peaked in early May. But the "cash" price (the price sawmills charge distributors and wholesalers [...]

Global wood shortage and soaring prices threaten lumber industry in Japan

A global shortage of wood and soaring prices are threatening Japan’s lumber industry and has business operators fearing serious [...]

Raw material bottlenecks in the German furniture industry are worsening

In the German furniture industry, the supply situation for important supplier products is worsening. In a current association survey, around [...]

Segezha Group sends first lumber container train from Russia to China

On May 21, the Arkhangelsk-based company Onega Sawmills - part of the Segezha Group - sent its first high-speed container [...]

Timber prices in the Netherlands doubled in recent months

Timber prices in the Netherlands have more than doubled in recent months. It's also not clear when those prices [...]