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Is there really a shortage of wood in Europe?

The sharp increases in timber prices worldwide since the middle of 2020 do not reflect any long-term shortfall in [...]

Wood demand could stay strong for the next decade, says US biggest lumber producer

The home-building and renovation boom could keep wood demand strong for the next decade, the biggest U.S. lumber [...]

Wood raw material supply is expected to tighten with the progression of 2021

By the last quarter of 2020, timber demand was becoming excessive and record levels continued through Q1, 2021. Timber suppliers [...]

Raw material bottlenecks in the German furniture industry are worsening

In the German furniture industry, the supply situation for important supplier products is worsening. In a current association survey, around [...]

Egypt: High prices for wood imports and short supply

Egyptian wood importers are between the hammer of the global market and the anvil of the domestic market.   [...]

Global timber shortage puts UK housebuilding supply chain under ‘enormous pressure’

Leading voices from the UK construction industry have warned of faltering availability and rapidly rising costs of basic materials such [...]

Tense market situation due to low availability of wood in Germany

    The domestic demand for wood in Germany has increased overall due to increased exports. Added to [...]

Scarcity of wood raw materials in Germany

If the scarcity of raw materials on the German wood market continues, pallet producers and other wood packaging manufacturers will [...]

EU wood furniture imports down 3% in 2020

EU wood furniture imports down 3% in 2020 Considering individual products, the dollar value of EU27+UK imports of wood [...]

Czech Republic: Bark beetle damage reaches record 40 million m3

The damage caused by the low purchase price of bark beetle wood in the Czech Republic and the premature harvesting [...]