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N. American softwood lumber prices still flat

It was an uneven lumber market for the week ending March 26 as print prices came in “all over the [...]

European countries are conquering China’s softwood import market

Due to the bark beetle infestation, the European countries have gained serious market shares in China's softwood logs and [...]

China: Timber prices soar, supplies short amid virus disruptions

Timber prices in China soared as imports have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has put much stress [...]

Soaring freight rates adding pressure on the plywood market

A key concern in the plywood sector is soaring freight rates, notably in containerized trade. With global container distribution disrupted [...]

US lumber market: Wood production hits 13-year high despite record prices

Loggers are busier than usual. They're working to chop away at the US' pandemic-spurred timber shortage, while also [...]

Prices for New Zealand radiata pine logs rising sharply in March

Details of the price changes of Chinese imports of radiata pine logs in March are as follows:    [...]

European plywood companies report good profits, but supply a struggle

The good news from the majority of European hardwood plywood importers interviewed March 2021 was that they were making money [...]

Finland: Rising roundwood prices in February

In February, the average stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 58.6 per cubic metre, and the [...]

North American lumber prices remain level as the market digests orders

North American benchmark softwood lumber prices did indeed remain flat for the week ending March 19 as customers digested previous [...]

Timber prices are rising sharply in Germany

The rise in wood prices in Germany continues - with supply not keeping pace with growth in demand in some market [...]