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Why US lumber prices defied pandemic to score a nearly 60% quarterly gain?

US lumber prices made a big comeback in the second quarter, with a nearly 60% jump for the period more [...]

Booming e-commerce demands optimised wood processing supply chains

Many sectors are in the doldrums due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but for those companies managing to keep their [...]

New Zealand log prices down and have potential to fall further in August

The age-old adage 'what goes up must come down' has played out as expected with the New Zealand export [...]

Setra maintains full sawmill production despite pandemic

Swedish sawmiller Setra says COVID-19 is continuing to cause uncertainty but it has succeeded in maintaining full sawmill production [...]

Lumber shortage, rising prices affecting N. American construction industry

A shortage of lumber is affecting the North American construction industry in what's usually its busiest time of the [...]

Russia: ULK Group to start construction of its mega sawmill this month

Russia's largest timber industry complex will be built in the village of Karpogory, Arkhangelsk region. Russia's ULK Group [...]

Segezha Group boosts volume of sawn softwood sales

The volume of sawn-softwood sold by Segezha Group in the first quarter was 9.0 % higher than a year [...]

Prices for radiata pine logs under pressure in Chinese timber markets

The Chinese timber market is currently under the influence of increased rain weather and rising temperatures.      [...]

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 [...]

Abolition of periodic customs declaration to slow down Russia’s wood exports

In June, Russia abolished periodic customs declaration of wood and wood products (TN VED 44). The aim of the change [...]