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China timber import market faces a complicated 2022 due to Russian log export ban

At the beginning of the new year, the Chinese timber industry is waiting for the market to recover, but it [...]

German timber industry has positive market expectations for 2022

A survey of member companies of the German Timber Trade Federation (GD Holz) paints a rather positive picture of market [...]

Rising prices for logs in Finland

Spruce logs prices in Finland reached an average of EUR 65.2 per cubic metre in standing sales in December [...]

HS Timber Group’s sawmill capacity in Romania to be reduced by 30%

Austrian wood-processing company HS Timber Group, formerly known as Holzindustrie Schweighofer, said it will reduce its timber cutting capacity [...]

The European wooden-construction sector is evolving rapidly

The European market for mass timber-based multi-storey buildings is growing at some 8% per year and is projected [...]

European wood flooring market grew significantly in 2021, but raw material supply a problem

The overall consumption figures on the European wood flooring for the year 2021 are significantly increasing by 5,8% compared [...]

Schilliger Holz to install new automated CLT production line from Ledinek

Schilliger Holz AG is investing in an automated CLT production line in Volgelsheim, France. The order for the entire production [...]

Austria: Demand for softwood sawlogs goes up in January 2022

Austria's sawmills are currently still largely sufficiently stocked with needle saw logs. Now that production will soon be brought [...]

German wood prices: 50 percent more money for spruce wood – is the market tipping?

German forest owners received around 50 percent more money for spruce logs in November. Overall, raw wood prices for producers [...]

Why N. American lumber prices have nearly tripled again since the fall of a few months ago?

Simple economics popped the lumber bubble last year. Once the price of lumber topped $1,515 per thousand board feet [...]