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Lumber prices in US double due to pandemic supply issues

The pandemic has caused supply chain issues for nearly every industry in the USA; from delays in production to transportation [...]

African tropical timber: Asian buyers slowly returning; prices for EU market up

It has been reported that buyers for the Chinese and other Asian markets are slowly returning. The current emphasis is [...]

Cheap exports make Germany an important logs supplier to China

China Customs data shows that in the first half of this year China’s log imports totalled 19.68 million [...]

Vietnamese woodchip prices crash – weak demand in Japan blamed

   Woodchip producers in many provinces of Vietnam are suffering from rapidly declining prices.     Last [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices partially moderate as plywood go down

Once again the movement of plywood prices, slightly down, let’s us know what will likely happen with North American [...]

BC forest industry faces high operating costs and wave of sawmills closures

Softwood lumber prices soared 75% in recent weeks – but that won’t bring closed mills back  As governments [...]

North American prices of softwood lumber continue upward trend as demand flows East

Unabated purchasing of North American construction framing softwood lumber moved prices higher last week, as customers turned to the eastern [...]

German spruce lumber puts pressure on Finnish and Russian supplies to China

After February, a large volume of German spruce lumber was reported at the Chinese ports, with imports reaching approximately 340 [...]

Södra adjusts timber prices

Södra adjusts the price for pulpwood, fuel wood and small diameter timber.  The supply of pulpwood and [...]

West African tropical timber exports driven down by pandemic

The rapid spread of the coronavirus has adversely affected West Africa’s export markets, imports, foreign investment, tourism and remittances [...]