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Sharp rise in plywood prices in Europe

In terms of source of plywood supply in Europe, China is reported to be keeping up with demand, albeit with [...]

Mercer buys Katerra’s CLT facility

Mercer announced that it received approval from the applicable Bankruptcy Court of the acquisition by its wholly-owned subsidiary of [...]

UK faces timber shortage due to ‘unprecedented’ demand

The price of timber has risen sharply with builders struggling to get supplies, as post-lockdown construction and DIY projects [...]

French wood industry is expected to quadruple its market share in construction in 10 years

The French timber industry, with 60,000 companies and nearly 400,000 jobs, intends to quadruple its market share in [...]

Interfor expects sawmill production disruptions

Wildfires in Western Canada, along with log supply issues, could result in a reduction of 50 million board feet in [...]

Vietnam’s timber industry in jeopardy due to new Covid-19 lockdown

Vietnam has ordered a two-week shut down of the entire southern region of the country due to a spike [...]

N. American lumber might rise by 65% by the end of the year

   Lumber may have tumbled from its pandemic peak but the stage is set potentially for a 65% rally [...]

Timber prices in Estonia at unprecedented levels

Timber prices in Estonia have reached to unprecedented levels. Pine and spruce are particularly affected, as speculators hold on to [...]

Congestion at New Zealand ports causing logging industry frustration and market fluctuations

New Zealand forestry contractors are reporting that they are losing money, work, and jobs due to fluctuations in the timber [...]