North America

Huge infrastructure demand will drive up India’s domestic timber demand

The huge demand for infrastructure will inevitably drive a sharp increase in India's domestic timber demand.       [...]

Germany: Record softwood lumber production, prices skyrocketed in H1/2021

The mood in the German economy once again improved significantly in the second quarter. The Ifo business climate index rose [...]

Canadian lumber producers to move more to US South due to high log prices in BC

British Columbia is sharply increasing the cost of logs for lumber producers just as wood products prices slump and Canadian [...]

China: Rise in CIF prices for sawnwood imports

According to China Customs in the first half of 2021 sawnwood imports totalled 14.06 million cubic metres valued at [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Canfor to cut production at BC sawmills by 20%

Canfor Corporation announced that it will implement reduced operating schedules at its BC sawmills, with the exception of WynnWood, starting [...]

US Investment fund to acquire majority stake in Europe’s largest wood pellet producer

Apollo Global Management, Inc. announced that funds managed by its affiliates have agreed to acquire a majority stake in AS [...]