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Reduced Chinese tariffs on US wood products entered into force

The China Customs Tariff Commission issued a notice on 6 February 2020 stating that China will halve the additional tariffs [...]

Czech Republic: Prices for softwood timber collapse

   After the intermediate high in the first quarter of 2014, the prices of softwood fell sharply. The downward [...]

Finland: Forest industry under threat due to oversupply, falling prices and strikes

   Finland's forest industry has now become under threat by oversupply caused by the bark beetle and storms [...]

Estonia: Sharp fall in sawlog and pulpwood prices

   Roundwood prices in Estonia are starting to feel the pressure of the bark beetle crisis in Europe, although [...]

European calamity wood starts to change the Chinese timber market

   The European bark beetle and windstorm calamity wood is starting to modify the dynamics of the Chinese timber [...]

Challenging market for European sawmills

The fourth quarter was disappointing many European sawmills, but a more balanced market can be expected. The market for sawn [...]

US lumber prices move up; sharp reduction in Canadian lumber producers duty rates

As the Softwood Lumber Dispute V file winds it’s way through the usual US domestic as well as international [...]

Russia: Roundwood price developments in December 2019

   At an average of 2,488 RUB/m3 (36,09 EUR/m3) in December 2019, softwood sawlogs in [...]

Canadian lumber giants’ shares rise on news that the U.S. will greatly reduce softwood lumber duties

   News that the U.S. could reduce duties on Canadian softwood lumber, have increased the Canadian lumber companies [...]