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Pressure on N. American lumber market as exports from Europe are redirected

Russia's ban on the export of forestry products until the end of 2022 will rattle an already tight North [...]

The current state of the Canadian lumber market

Lumber prices have recently experienced a volatile 2021 amid supply chain challenges and booming downstream markets.     [...]

The European Parliament has voted on the future of the forestry industry

The European Parliament's Environment Committee has taken a position on several proposals of great importance to the forest industry [...]

Finland: Many challenges can arise in replacing Russian wood

After the end of Russian wood imports, the Finnish forest industry will be looking for substitute wood mainly from Finland [...]

Current softwood log inventories at Chinese ports

Softwood log inventories at the China’s main ocean ports totaled 5.7 million m3 on April 30, 2022, a [...]

Japanese govt to offer financial aid to companies switching from imported to domestic lumber

Japan's Forestry Agency plans to offer financial aid to companies switching from foreign to domestic lumber, following the government [...]

New Zealand: Log export market update in May 2022

Although the May at wharf gate (AWG) New Zealand log export prices are very similar to those offered in April [...]

Setra invests in TC kilns at two sawmills in Sweden

Setra invests in TC wood drying kilns for sawmills in Heby and Hasselfors, Sweden. The kiln in Heby will begin [...]

Record wood prices in France

The increase is reported in all species, with the highest increases in oak and douglas.    France [...]

German Ziegler Group buys two sawmills in Sweden

The German Ziegler Group has recently entered the Swedish market with the purchase of two sawmills in Sweden.   [...]