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Latvian exports of wood products hit record value due to booming prices

The Latvian timber industry was the sector with the fastest growth in export value last year, recovering from a difficult [...]

Binderholz completes BSW Timber acquisition

The purchase makes it Europe’s largest company in the sawmill and solid wood processing industry.     [...]

Stability returns to UK timber supply chain

The UK’s leading timber industry representative body – the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) – says the industry will enter a period [...]

B.C. lumber producers on a roller-coaster ride due to price changes

BC Lumber producers are accustomed to boom and bust cycles, but the past two years have been surprisingly volatile for [...]

2022 North American lumber markets outlook

It’s been a wild ride for wood products, particularly lumber, over the past two years. From a recession in [...]

German sawmill industry expects market volatility to continue in 2022

2021 was a year of change in many ways. Although the pandemic remained with its effects on large parts of [...]

Latest mega takeover in the European sawmilling industry to be completed in Q1

    The latest mega takeover in the European sawmilling industry – Mayr-Melnhof Holz (MMH) Holding’s acquisition [...]

China updates phytosanitary requirements for pine logs and lumber imports

China’s General Administration of Customs released new phytosanitary requirements for pine logs and lumber from 7 countries (United States [...]

Poland: Record prices of logs in hit sawmills

Industry organizations and entrepreneurs in Poland are sounding the alarm over log prices, which are currently the most expensive in [...]

Germany: Timber prices expected to rise as beetle infestation decreases

After the price level had fallen due to the bark beetle infestation, an increase is now expected as the beetle [...]