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Finland: Softwood log prices up by almost 20% in May

In January-May, purchases of logs in Finland rose by 48 percent year-on-year, while prices for softwood logs [...]

New Zealand log export prices to China at record levels

The At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for export logs in June increased an average of $5 per JASm3 from May [...]

Forecast: Higher timber prices in Sweden expected in 2021

Expect higher timber prices in Sweden in 2021    This is how you can summarize Danske Bank [...]

US lumber prices post all-time weekly drop

Lumber futures posted their biggest-ever weekly loss, extending a tumble from all-time highs reached last month as sawmills [...]

Austria: Wood industry sees rising sawn timber and roundwood prices amid delivery bottlenecks

Despite the COVID restrictions, the wood industry in Austria got through the 2020 pandemic year well. The almost 1,300 [...]

Resolute Forest Products to invest $50 million in its sawmills

Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced additional capital investments of $50 million in its wood products operations to support its continued [...]

France: Supply shortages, wood prices up 50% puts construction industry in difficulty

A timber shortage in France has forced prices up as architects struggle to comply with a new environmental law that [...]

Wood demand could stay strong for the next decade, says US biggest lumber producer

The home-building and renovation boom could keep wood demand strong for the next decade, the biggest U.S. lumber [...]

Canfor to build a new sawmill in Louisiana

Canfor Corporation today announced it will invest approximately $160 million USD to build a new, state-of-the-art sawmill [...]