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Archives: May 2022

N. America: Lumber buyers slow orders, wood is piling up at mills

North American lumber prices have come crashing down in a new sign of how rising interest rates are deflating markets [...]

Lumber market cools down as renovation boom is likely over

Lumber prices have hit record highs, fueled by the war in Ukraine, but now the market is dampening, Danske Bank [...]

German timber industry increases sales by 25% in Q1/2022

Sales in the German timber trade developed very well in the first quarter of 2022. On average, sales increased by [...]

Japanese corporations take over global forest investor

New Forests, a Sydney-based Australian investment company that invests in natural assets worldwide, including sustainably managed forests, is to [...]

Record wood prices in Poland

Representatives of the Polish wood industry accuse the State Forests of the fact that there is a plundering wood market [...]

Bergs predicts continued softwood lumber market volatility

    European wood products manufacturer Bergs Group predicts continued market volatility for softwood lumber products after posting [...]

Canfor sawmills to remain on reduced capacity due to global supply chain challenges

Canfor Corporation is announcing the continuation of reduced operating schedules at its Western Canadian sawmills due to the ongoing global [...]

Where are N. American lumber prices heading after recent 50% fall?

Since the beginning of the pandemic, North American lumber prices have been more volatile than at almost any other time [...]

European softwood lumber exports to the US at a high pace in Q1/2022

European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise in the first quarter of 2022, with the pace of [...]

Global cross-laminated timber market expected to more than double in 5 years

The global cross-laminated timber (CLT) market size was US$1.1 billion in 2021, and is projected to grow [...]