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UK: Sawn timber supplies could face uncertainty in 2022

The widespread material shortages in the UK are softening but sawn timber could both face issues going into the new [...]

UK softwood lumber import patterns shifted rapidly to meet high demand

UK demand for lumber and panel products during the summer months of 2021 was at record levels with import volumes [...]

Congestion at Chinese ports puts pressure on softwood log imports

Log stocks in China have not increased but there is a lot of volume on boats queuing at Chinese ports [...]

Big increase in UK timber imports from the EU despite Brexit

An impact of the UK’s departure from the EU single market and customs union on 1st January this year [...]

Tenfold increase in freight rates puts pressure on European timber import prices

The key topic when it comes to European imports from Asia remains freight rates. A 40ft container from Malaysia or [...]

High price of imported European spruce logs in China

The recent surge in spruce log prices coming from Europe has severely affected the enthusiasm of Chinese dealers to purchase [...]

China: Current trends in imports and prices of softwood lumber

China's imports of softwood lumber from Russia from January to July decreased by 19% year-on-year, a fall [...]

China: Rise in CIF prices for sawnwood imports

According to China Customs in the first half of 2021 sawnwood imports totalled 14.06 million cubic metres valued at [...]

Highest EU tropical wood imports since 2012

EU27 imports of tropical wood and wooden furniture started this year slowly in January and February but surged to US [...]