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Low current demand for logs in China

A number of factors have reduced the immediate demand for logs in China.     Firstly, the quantity [...]

French sawmills want to curb massive log exports to China

China is buying more and more French timber. The French National Timber Federation wants to curb these exports to protect [...]

N. American lumber prices plummet all the way back to 2018 levels

This spring lumber prices went on a historic run—shooting up over 300%—but that's all over now. Last [...]

Ziegler Group to invest EUR 255 million in a sawmill in Slovakia

The Bavarian wood processor Ziegler Group wants to build a sawmill and a wood processing plant in the southern Slovak [...]

China: Prices of imported lumber at main timber distribution markets in August 2021

The below index contains the latest update (August 2021) for prices of lumber from three major timber distribution markets in [...]

Sierra Pacific acquires Seneca

Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) plans to acquire Seneca and affiliates, combining two complementary, family-owned forest products businesses.   [...]

UK faces timber shortage due to ‘unprecedented’ demand

The price of timber has risen sharply with builders struggling to get supplies, as post-lockdown construction and DIY projects [...]

Interfor expects sawmill production disruptions

Wildfires in Western Canada, along with log supply issues, could result in a reduction of 50 million board feet in [...]

N. American lumber might rise by 65% by the end of the year

   Lumber may have tumbled from its pandemic peak but the stage is set potentially for a 65% rally [...]