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Wood Industry Prices

Softwood lumber prices at record highs in North America

North American softwood lumber manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, buyers, and end-users alike agree that this current supply-demand situation, and [...]

Record pace for German exports of logs; 50% goes to China

Germany continued to export logs at record pace in early 2020, with almost 50% of the volume destined for China [...]

Sales of softwood lumber remain strong in N. America

At a time when end-users have usually received delivery for expected building needs until after September, demand for North [...]

Finland’s forest industry will survive the coronavirus pandemic, despite production decreases

The coronavirus pandemic has increased demand for certain forest industry products, such as tissue paper and packaging material. However, that [...]

Sharp fall in spruce log prices in the Czech Republic

In the Czech Republic, spruce log prices fell by 10 to 17% in the second quarter compared to the previous [...]

Lumber prices in US double due to pandemic supply issues

The pandemic has caused supply chain issues for nearly every industry in the USA; from delays in production to transportation [...]

African tropical timber: Asian buyers slowly returning; prices for EU market up

It has been reported that buyers for the Chinese and other Asian markets are slowly returning. The current emphasis is [...]

Cheap exports make Germany an important logs supplier to China

China Customs data shows that in the first half of this year China’s log imports totalled 19.68 million [...]

Vietnamese woodchip prices crash – weak demand in Japan blamed

   Woodchip producers in many provinces of Vietnam are suffering from rapidly declining prices.     Last [...]