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Roundwood prices under pressure in Estonia

Stilll under the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the price pressure of the bark beetle infestation in Central [...]

Finland: Weak ability for sawmills to pay for raw materials due to low export prices of lumber

Almost 500 million cubic meters of lumber were produced worldwide last year, of which almost three quarters were coniferous lumber [...]

Finland: Roundwood price evolutions in August 2020

The average price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 53.8 per cubic metre, and the price for spruce [...]

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 [...]

Roundwood prices in Finland fall in July

In July, the average stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 53.5 per cubic meter, and the [...]

Austria: Spruce log prices don’t follow the rising demand

The Austrian economy is slowly recovering from the coronavirus-related lockdown, despite continuing risks due to increasing numbers of infections [...]

N. America: Demand appears to temper as softwood lumber prices continue to rise further

While North American softwood lumber prices continued to climb last week, there was a palpable reduction in the enthusiasm of [...]

N. America: Perfect storm has led to lumber, panel and building materials cost skyrocketing

John Gunkelman is the owner of Fargo’s Dakota Construction and is the immediate past president of the Home Builders [...]

Sweden: Downward trend in roundwood prices continues in Q2/2020

The second quarter of 2020 shows dropping sawlog prices in Sweden on a yearly basis. Pine sawlogs are cheaper by [...]

BC forest industry going full-tilt due to record-breaking lumber prices

Finally, some good news for B.C.’s forestry sector. After hundreds of jobs were lost and a number of [...]