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Keyword: Softwood

North American softwood lumber prices fall to a new low this year

   Softwood lumber prices continued their downtrend on Wednesday, falling 5% to a new 2022 low of $495 per [...]

Demand weakens in UK softwood market

    The solid UK softwood market is uncharacteristically quiet for this time of year, and buyers are [...]

Austria: Softwood log prices are falling, energy wood prices are increasing noticeably

In July, the Austrian construction industry is noticeably weakening. Sales of building products made of wood and lumber have decreased [...]

UK’s demand for softwood likely to slow in Q3 and Q4

Steady demand and increasing operational costs ensured that timber prices and import volumes in UK remained firm in April 2022 [...]

Canada sees potential for ‘movement’ on U.S. lumber dispute

Canada sees the potential for some movement toward settling a longstanding dispute with the United States over softwood lumber tariffs [...]

Willwood AB becomes Europe’s largest softwood flooring manufacturer

Swedish Willwood AB, owned by the Hermansson family, has acquired flooring manufacturer Stigma Hyvleri.    This is [...]

War in Ukraine to cause softwood supply pressure

Last year, Ukraine exported more than 2.7 million m3 of sawn softwood timber, a significant amount of this for [...]

Falling softwood log inventories in China

GWMI industry sources in China reported that softwood log inventories at the country’s main ocean ports totalled 5.3 [...]

UK now faces softwood overstocking and falling prices

    As imports continued to pile into the UK through September and October, the on-the-ground [...]