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US Non-Canadian softwood lumber imports register 10-year high; imports from Europe boom

US softwood lumber imports (excluding the Canadian shipments) reach decade high in the first of the year, due to a [...]

Rörvik Timber sold Norsk Virke, as part of operations closure plan

Rörvik Timber has recently sold its Norwegian purchasing company Norsk Virke to a company owned by former Norsk Virke [...]

Global trade in softwood lumber driven up by Chinese huge demand

Global softwood lumber trade increased 12 percent year-over-year to reach a new record high of 121 million m3 [...]

Top North American softwood lumber producers

Top 40 Canadian and US softwood lumber producers held a steady production growth in 2016, due to the cooperation of [...]

Prices for roundwood in Tyrol remain steady

In February, the price for the main spruce assortment (quality BC)2a-3b has remained stable in Tyrol, as well [...]

Sweden’s pine becomes increasingly more attractive in China

China’s softwood lumber imports from Sweden have been increasing in recent years due to the fact that the Sweden [...]

Switzerland: Hardwood price dynamics at the beginning of 2017

Switzerland sustains the main trends on the European timber markets, where the oak prices rise steadily, at an 30% average [...]

Mercer completed acquisition of Germany’s largest sawmill from Klausner

Mercer International Inc. announced that it has completed, through its wholly owned subsidiary Mercer Timber Products GmbH , its previously announced [...]

The construction sector boom seems to help the rebound of the French softwood lumber market

During the latest timber auctions organized in the French Grand Est it has been underlined the fact that the rising [...]

Refugee crisis to boost Germany’s prefabricated houses market

The German prefabricated houses market has maintained the momentum of recent years and registered a sales growth of 11.5 [...]