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North American lumber prices are back up 120% since summer

When the North American lumber bubble popped this summer, economists and commodity traders alike pointed to its swift correction—falling [...]

UK: Sawn timber supply back to normal after nearly a year of record imports

More than 3.32 million m3 of sawn timber and panel imports were imported into the UK in Q3 2021 [...]

Lithuanian timber exports to China blocked due to trade dispute

China downgraded its diplomatic ties with the Baltic state and suspended consular services there after the Taiwanese Representative Office in [...]

Current trends in Central European log prices

2021 is slowly coming to an end and with it the most blatant price increases in this strange “Corona wood [...]

North American lumber prices rebound as Canadian floods curb shipments

North American lumber prices are poised to return to highs last seen in June after heavy rains and flooding in [...]

Lithuania: Pine and spruce sawlog prices double in one year

Pine and spruce sawlog prices in Lithuania have doubled yoy in September 2021. Moreover, prices for all assortments are well [...]

UK: Sawn timber supplies could face uncertainty in 2022

The widespread material shortages in the UK are softening but sawn timber could both face issues going into the new [...]

Russia to increase export duties for lumber

Russian government has increased export duties for lumber with a moisture content of more than 22%, and a thickness and [...]

West Fraser’s lumber shipments drop up to 30% on BC floods

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. said weekly lumber shipments from the west of the country plunged about 25% to 30 [...]

Deforestation-risk countries’ ban to have far-reaching effects for EU wood trade

On 17 November 2021, the European Commission announced a Proposal for a new Regulation to reduce global deforestation and forest [...]