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Hardwood demand in Europe has surged – prices have hit new highs

It’s been six months plus of extremes and superlatives in the European sawn hardwood sector. Importers, distributors and merchants [...]

Huge infrastructure demand will drive up India’s domestic timber demand

The huge demand for infrastructure will inevitably drive a sharp increase in India's domestic timber demand.       [...]

Low current demand for logs in China

A number of factors have reduced the immediate demand for logs in China.     Firstly, the quantity [...]

Wood demand could stay strong for the next decade, says US biggest lumber producer

The home-building and renovation boom could keep wood demand strong for the next decade, the biggest U.S. lumber [...]

Austria: Sharp rise in softwood sawlog prices due to booming demand and low availability

Sharply rising prices with extremely lively global demand for building materials. All timber products are currently following this development. Above [...]

New Zealand log export prices offset by high shipping costs, despite booming China demand

International log prices are at record levels due to strong demand from China as other supply lines dry up. But [...]

Rise in Finnish exports and prices of sawn timber expected this year

The Finnish forest industry will be bouncing out of the coronavirus crisis this year and next, as the economies of [...]

India: Log and lumber demand expected to recover starting December

Manufacturing and construction will be relatively quiet in India until late November due to the Diwali festival. Economists suggest this [...]

Demand for logs strong in China due to busy construction season

   Log inventory in China has increased about 300k m3 in the last month to around 4.6m m3 [...]

China: Rising demand for logs and lumber as a strong construction season is expected

Sawmills report increased sale prices for lumber in Asian markets. These increases were agreed relatively quickly by the buyers which [...]