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Wood Industry Prices

How has COVID-19 impacted wood consumption in US?

The forest products industry in the US has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck in 1Q2020. The [...]

US: Slowdown in housing probable, if lumber prices don’t fall

Homebuilder sentiment is at an all-time high, as city-dwellers seek out suburban homes during the coronavirus pandemic. But [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices flatten or drop slightly as autumn comes on

Most standard construction framing dimension softwood lumber commodities could level off or even start dropping, and that’s exactly what [...]

North American lumber market called ‘unprecedented’

The North American lumber industry is having its craziest year in memory -- and that was before the wildfires.   [...]

China imports less softwood logs – but more from Europe

China imported a total of 12% less softwood logs up to the beginning of August, but 117% more timber came [...]

Impact of Covid 19 on US’ forest supply chain

The global forest products industry has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck at the beginning of 2020 [...]

China: Prices of imported lumber in September 2020

The tables above contain the latest price data of different imported lumber assortments at several Chinese markets.    [...]

Current trends in the global softwood lumber markets

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its bad consequences on trade, there are more positive signals to notice in the [...]

Sawlog prices down globally in Q2/2020

Sawlog prices fell in most of the major regions of the world in the 2Q/20. A strengthening US dollar [...]