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North American lumber prices moderate as market adjusts

The recent changes, disruption if you will, to the supply-demand balance of North American construction framing softwood lumber and [...]

80% of EU and US timber importers from Vietnam canceled their orders

As much as 80 per cent of timber buyers from the U.S. and EU have delayed or cancelled their [...]

EU furniture sector particularly hard hit by pandemic

It is far too early to assess the full impact of COVID-19 on EU furniture imports this year, but [...]

Survey – Impact of pandemic on the Brazilian timber sector

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the measures adopted to try and slow its spread are having a [...]

Some German timber trade companies consider current business as satisfactory

German timber trade companies are affected by the coronavirus crisis in very different ways: companies that sell wood have had [...]

BC lumber exports fall 21% in Jan.-Feb. 2020

New figures from the provincial government show a sharp decline in commodity exports because of the coronavirus.    [...]

Russian softwood lumber exports fall as Chinese demand lags

In the first two months, Russia exported 5% less softwood, including planed timber, compared to the same period in the [...]

Major furniture companies in Italy warn it could take up to 20-30 years for their business to recover

The nine signatories of a new manifesto are pleading to reopen their factories this week    Though [...]

Coronavirus: Poor global supply causes rising timber import prices in China by 30%

In the recent period, coronavirus pandemic has reduced logging in many countries, overseas container costs and sea freight prices have [...]