Archives: August 2021

Norway: Sharp rise in softwood log prices

The gradual increase in softwood prices in Norway since the second quarter of 2020 has continued into the second quarter [...]

North American lumber prices continue to fall

For the 13th consecutive week, North American framing lumber prices are down.  On Friday, the cash market price [...]

German forest owners hardly benefit from the record lumber prices

Corona has caused the demand for wood in Germany to rise sharply - and with it the prices. But German forest [...]

Russia: It may take several years for the timber market to recover after price boom

The shortage of lumber has led to an increase in prices for timber in Russia. It may take years for [...]

Record roundwood prices in Austria

At the end of July, Spruce / fir roundwood (quality B, 2b) in Austria was sold between 100 and 115 € / cubic [...]

Södra to increase timber prices due to strong demand in market

Södra sees a continued strong demand for timber and is now raising prices for both normal timber, small timber [...]

Stora Enso joins consortium which promotes wood as replacement for concrete and steel

Finnish giant Stora Enso has become the 21st organisation to join the EU-funded Build-in-Wood consortium, which promotes [...]

North America: Lumber price seasonality signals possible year-end rally

Plunging North American lumber prices may have sent shares of producers tumbling in recent weeks, but analysts and traders say [...]