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US softwood lumber prices rise during usual seasonal slow-down

At this time of year it is usual for softwood lumber prices to be lowering, as end-users would be [...]

Upward trend in Russian timber prices

In April 2020, the export price of hardwood timber used for sawing and planing in Russia reached the highest value [...]

Sharp fall in roundwood prices in Latvia

The bark beetle infestation which hit the Central European countries resulted in overproduction and a sharp fall in prices determining [...]

Roundwood prices in Russia fall sharply in February 2020

Roundwood prices in Russia have dropped sharply in February 2020, indicating some first coronavirus impact on the timber market. At [...]

Estonian company to build a 250,000 m3/yr softwood sawmill in Belarus

The Belarusian wood processing industry will become more competitive following the construction of a new sawmill in south Belarus. A [...]

China opens door to U.S. softwood exporters exemption from import tariffs

   U.S. softwood exporters may soon sell to China duty-free for the first time since August 2018 [...]

Calls for more softwood planting in Germany

   The proportion of softwood trees in German forests is dropping, as more hardwood planting started decades ago for [...]

North American softwood lumber prices moderate up

The work stoppage on CN Rail ended - as of mid-day Tuesday - which was soon enough to avoid truly negative [...]

North American softwood lumber prices flat in November

A couple of weeks ago it was panel (OSB and plywood) prices that saw spectacular rebounds; this week, Douglas fir [...]

ISC 2019 story 1: Is the bark beetle crisis the new ”normal”?

On October 17 and 18, 2019, the 67th International Softwood Conference took place in Antwerp in the Radisson Blu Astrid [...]