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Wood Industry Prices

North American softwood lumber prices firm up slightly as field inventories stabilize

The North American forest products manufacturing industry has entered the usual seasonal slower time; although everyone understands that the past [...]

Estonia: Softwood lumber market prices down by 20%

    The market price of softwood lumber in Estonia has fallen by up to 20 percent, with [...]

Demand weakens in UK softwood market

    The solid UK softwood market is uncharacteristically quiet for this time of year, and buyers are [...]

Austria: Softwood log prices are falling, energy wood prices are increasing noticeably

In July, the Austrian construction industry is noticeably weakening. Sales of building products made of wood and lumber have decreased [...]

Overview of current trends in the European timber industry

At the members' meeting of the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) on 24 June in Amsterdam, the current market situation [...]

Estonian wood industry hit hard by falling prices and lower demand

Estonian lumber producers are facing a harsh reality, where the price of wood is falling and orders are disappearing: customers [...]

Rising energy prices- an opportunity for the timber industry?

Sawn timber, glued laminated timber and solid construction timber prices are currently well below last year's records. However, factors [...]

North American lumber prices are sending a signal we should not ignore

Lumber is a highly illiquid futures market, making trading, investing, and hedging challenging. The lack of volume and open interest [...]

Sweden’s softwood lumber exports to US rise 37% in Jan.-May 2022

Swedish softwood lumber exports volume to the U.S. rose 37% in the first five months of 2022 year-on [...]

European timber trade industry expects a significant slowdown in business momentum in H2/2022

At the General Assembly of the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) in Amsterdam, the current market situation and prospects for [...]