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US home builders push for new U.S.-Canada softwood lumber agreement

U.S. Lumber Coalition says duties a small part of record price    With record North American [...]

ETTF says supply bottlenecks could stall good sales in European timber markets

On the occasion of the last board meeting of the European Timber Trade Association (ETTF) on April 29th, 2021, the [...]

US homebuilders pressure Biden Administration to rein in lumber prices

US homebuilders are upping pressure on the Biden Administration to rein in lumber prices, which remain at historic highs.  [...]

Sweden: Sawlog prices rise in Q1/2021 after two years of falling

For the first time in two years delivery prices for both sawlog and pulpwood have increased in Sweden, in comparison [...]

Canadian sawmills can’t keep production pace with lumber demand

Lumber demand in North America is so strong that Resolute Forest Products Inc.’s order book exceeds its inventory, according [...]

UK timber trade faces difficulties after Brexit

A recent survey showed that after Brexit, difficulties in logistics, hindered timber trade with Northern Ireland, increased time and cost [...]

Egger enters building materials market

In view of the increasing importance of wood as a building material, Egger has established the new organizational unit Division [...]

Canfor reports record Q1/2021 profits

Canfor Corp. had record quarterly profits in the first quarter of 2021, thanks to record high North American lumber prices [...]