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Low current demand for logs in China

A number of factors have reduced the immediate demand for logs in China.     Firstly, the quantity [...]

N. American lumber prices plummet all the way back to 2018 levels

This spring lumber prices went on a historic run—shooting up over 300%—but that's all over now. Last [...]

China: Prices of imported lumber at main timber distribution markets in August 2021

The below index contains the latest update (August 2021) for prices of lumber from three major timber distribution markets in [...]

Sharp rise in plywood prices in Europe

In terms of source of plywood supply in Europe, China is reported to be keeping up with demand, albeit with [...]

UK faces timber shortage due to ‘unprecedented’ demand

The price of timber has risen sharply with builders struggling to get supplies, as post-lockdown construction and DIY projects [...]

Interfor expects sawmill production disruptions

Wildfires in Western Canada, along with log supply issues, could result in a reduction of 50 million board feet in [...]

N. American lumber might rise by 65% by the end of the year

   Lumber may have tumbled from its pandemic peak but the stage is set potentially for a 65% rally [...]

European plywood market lucrative, but challenging

Some European plywood importers report that container costs out of Asia have started to come off their pandemic peak. Others [...]

North American lumber giants expect record profits for the second quarter

North American lumber producers are expected to post another quarter of record profits this week, but most of the focus [...]