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Timber prices are exploding in Germany; significant supply shortage

Wood for Germany's construction sites is becoming scarce.  Real estate companies warn that urgently needed housing construction is threatened [...]

US lumber prices ‘could spiral out of control in the next few months’

Last week the price per thousand board feet of lumber soared to an all-time high of $1,188.  Since [...]

High market dynamics are causing unrest in the German sawmill industry

In the past few weeks, industry and media reports about warned about a lack of lumber in Germany.   [...]

German timber traders worried about a shortage of supplies

The German timber trade is concerned about the increasingly tense situation on the procurement markets. Wholesalers are increasingly confronted with [...]

Wood prices in some European countries skyrocket

European wood is in great demand. That leads to skyrocketing prices.    "The sudden and massive shortage [...]

GreenFirst Forest Products to acquire Rayonier’s six lumber mills in Ontario and Quebec

Rayonier Advance Materials and GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (GreenFirst), a Canadian lumber company, announced that the parties have entered into [...]

Tight supply, no relief in sight for high lumber prices, conference concludes

It’s been just over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Canada. Since then, almost every aspect [...]

Worldwide demand for European sawn softwood sees sharp rise

Internationally, sawn softwood consumption is concentrated around 3 equivalent poles: Europe, Asia and North America. Demand is well oriented there [...]

Swedish sawmills’ stock levels are the lowest in 20 years

  Swedish sawmills have not had such low stock levels in over 20 years. They have had to lie [...]

Germany: Rising lumber prices puts wood industry companies under pressure

     The ongoing price spiral on the German lumber market is putting more and more companies in [...]