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Softwood timber surplus in the US South expected to fall, prices likely to increase

The large softwood timber surplus in the US South is likely to diminish over the next decade, resulting in regional [...]

N. American lumber prices are soaring to levels not seen in seven months

North American lumber prices are soaring to levels not seen in seven months as the lingering effects of flooding in [...]

Austria: Spruce log prices stable in December 2021

The Austrian sawmill industry was adequately stocked with softwood logs in DecemberAn upturn in demand, which is unusually low for [...]

Increased export duties for Russian lumber are now in effect

The higher duty rate for exports of certain kinds of lumber previously announced by the Russian government went into effect [...]

Chinese demand for New Zealand logs uncertain; prices stable in December

The At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for New Zwealand exported logs remained unchanged in December, although there were reported some [...]

B.C. forestry giants invested $6billion elsewhere in 2021

Canfor Corporation has ended 2021 with another investment outside of B.C. – bringing the total investment of B.C.’s [...]

UK now faces softwood overstocking and falling prices

    As imports continued to pile into the UK through September and October, the on-the-ground [...]

Russia: Segezha plans to quadruple CLT output in four years

Segezha Group plans to quadruple production of CLT products by 2026. With the expansion of production capacities in the Krasnoyarsk [...]

Sweden: JGA to expand sawn timber production capacity at Linneryd sawmill

The Swedish privately owned sawmill company JG Anderssson och Söner AB (JGA), based in Linneryd in Småland, is [...]

Chinese demand for softwood logs expected to be reduced in Q1/2022

Softwood inventory levels in China have dropped slightly to 4.5mln m3 and daily offtake remains steady at 75k per [...]