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Wood Industry Prices

New Zealand log prices down and have potential to fall further in August

The age-old adage 'what goes up must come down' has played out as expected with the New Zealand export [...]

Lumber shortage, rising prices affecting N. American construction industry

A shortage of lumber is affecting the North American construction industry in what's usually its busiest time of the [...]

Prices for radiata pine logs under pressure in Chinese timber markets

The Chinese timber market is currently under the influence of increased rain weather and rising temperatures.      [...]

US softwood lumber prices rise during usual seasonal slow-down

At this time of year it is usual for softwood lumber prices to be lowering, as end-users would be [...]

S. America, Europe and New Zealand in fierce competition for log supply to China

Log supply into China has increased, with South America and Europe responsible for most of this increase. European supply during [...]

Rising ocean freight rates having a huge impact on global timber trade

The latest maritime analysis report shows that the World Container Index has increased by 8.8%, or US$151, to [...]

European spruce bark beetle and its impact on wood markets

Between 2017 and 2019, over 270 million m3 of standing timber in Central Europe was damaged by a combination of [...]

Finland: Trade of roundwood down by 30%, prices of logs on a downward trend

In May, the average stumpage price for pine logs was EUR 53.9 per cubic metre, and the price for [...]

Falling pulpwood prices around the world

Wood fiber costs fell for many hardwood pulp-producing countries worldwide in the first quarter of 2020. The biggest declines [...]

Most softwood lumber prices in North America moderate while plywood prices’ surge

Wood panel prices will provide indication of remaining summer lumber demand. . There are much fewer producers of this essential building [...]