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Chinese timber demand sluggish despite start of construction season

It looked like things were stabilising in September with in-market pricing seemingly finding a floor level and some exporters [...]

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 [...]

Lumber prices have fallen in US; what happens in Europe?

Lumber prices in the U.S. are plummeting and nearing pre-COVID figures while pulling global prices down with them [...]

Huge infrastructure demand will drive up India’s domestic timber demand

The huge demand for infrastructure will inevitably drive a sharp increase in India's domestic timber demand.       [...]

Russia: Who will win or lose from the roundwood export ban?

In Russia, from January 1, 2022, a complete ban will be introduced on the export of unprocessed or roughly processed [...]

UK timber imports from the EU at record levels despite Brexit

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

Ireland: Shortage of timber set to worsen as supply tightens

A crisis in supplies of timber In Ireland is set to deepen as overseas sources of logs dry up, industry [...]

China: Timber import prices started to fall

Timber import prices in China have started to fall in mid-May and continued the downward trend at the beginning [...]

BSW Timber to acquire Bayram Timber

BSW Timber, the UK’s largest integrated forestry and sawmilling group, has acquired Bayram Timber.    Established [...]