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Germany: The price of wood is falling sharply in the coronavirus crisis

The price of roundwood in Germany has collapsed sharply and is causing financial hardship for German forest owners. But one [...]

Global lumber producers see surprising improvement in profitability in early 2020

The US South and British Columbia have historically been the lowest-cost lumber-producing regions of North America. However, in [...]

Upward trend in lumber prices reversed due to civil unrest in US

Sales of Western-Spruce-Pine-Fir construction framing dimension softwood lumber in the United States took a step back last [...]

The downturn in Finland’s wood market expected to continue; log prices to fall by 3-4% this year

This year, the decline in the Finnish timber market continues as the forest industry's production shutdowns in the early [...]

Tropical market developments in West Africa seem a distant dream

It is becoming increasingly difficult to get trade news from West Africa. Communication channels have not been affected by pandemic [...]

US lumber prices continue to rise but sales volumes were unsteady

Sawmills across North America looked toward the end of summer after mid-May, as lumber prices continued to rise but [...]

Chinese timber importers face additional cost pressure from Chinese currency devaluation against US dollar

On May 28, the People ’s Bank of China authorized the China Foreign Exchange Trading Center to announce that the [...]