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Spruce log prices in Germany continue to rise

In March 2022, the German producer price indices for spruce continued their almost uninterrupted upward trend since March 2021.  [...]

US lawsuit bans Brazilian plywood due to poor quality

A federal court judge in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, recently entered a permanent injunction ordering the revocation of all PS 1 [...]

Softwood prices reach unprecedented highs in France

Sawmill owners and loggers in France have never seen this! The prices of fir logs and especially those of spruces [...]

Russia: Negative sentiment remains among timber market participants; prices on a downward trend

On the Russian timber market, predominantly negative sentiment remains among market participants, which is reflected in weak business activity and [...]

North American lumber prices drop as consumer behavior is changing

North American lumber prices have fallen over the past 10 weeks as consumers move away from do-it-yourself projects [...]

India: Current trends in the log import market

About nine bulk shipments of logs are expected in Kandla port in June; five from Uruguay, three from Australia and [...]

China’s demand for logs depends on lockdown easing; but hopes are high from August

China softwood log inventory has risen steadily to 5.6m. Considering significant parts of China have been in lockdown, log [...]

EU tropical wood import value at highest level for a decade

In the first three months of this year, the value of EU imports of tropical wood and wooden furniture was [...]

N. American lumber slumps to seven-month lows as housing market bears brunt

North American lumber futures are toppling to levels not seen since November amid fears of a softening housing market and [...]

N. America: Lumber buyers slow orders, wood is piling up at mills

North American lumber prices have come crashing down in a new sign of how rising interest rates are deflating markets [...]