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Archives: December 2021

Price overview for hardwood logs in Europe

Prices for oak logs continued to increase strongly in the autumn on the back of strong demand throughout Europe. The [...]

‘Perfect storm’ hits New Zealand log prices

New Zealand log prices were at near record levels earlier in 2021, but last month sunk to lows not seen [...]

West Fraser completes OSB mill acquisition from Georgia Pacific

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has completed the acquisition of Georgia Pacific’s oriented strand board mill near Allendale, S [...]

Deforestation-risk countries’ ban proposal would significantly alter and extend EUTR obligations

On 17 November 2021, the European Commission announced a Proposal for a new Regulation to reduce global deforestation and forest [...]

Current trends in the Russian wood-based panels market

Good market dynamics exist in the Russian wood-based panels market, with a rise in plant investment projects there.  [...]

Canfor hardest-hit by US lumber duties

Canfor Corp. is bearing the brunt as new tariffs on softwood lumber exports into the United States come into effect [...]

North American lumber prices are back up 120% since summer

When the North American lumber bubble popped this summer, economists and commodity traders alike pointed to its swift correction—falling [...]

UK: Sawn timber supply back to normal after nearly a year of record imports

More than 3.32 million m3 of sawn timber and panel imports were imported into the UK in Q3 2021 [...]