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Germany: Falling pellet prices this summer

As expected, the second half of the year starts with low summer prices for wood pellets in Germany. The price [...]

French hardwood market hit by lack of demand and rising prices

At the moment, we must face the facts, there are few reasons to rejoice in the French hardwood market. At [...]

Softwood lumber prices in US increase toward 2018 highs, demand drops

While demand for construction framing dimension softwood lumber continued to surpass supply last week, it was noticeable that buyer orders [...]

No strong COVID-19 signs in EU tropical timber import data

EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) tropical timber product imports continued to defy expectations of COVID-19 driven collapse in [...]

Brazil: Latest prices for exported tropical logs, sawnwood and plywood

In May 2020, the value of Brazilian exports of woodbased products (except pulp and paper) dropped 13.5% compared to [...]

Finland: Falling prices of logs in June

In January-June, the member companies of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation bought 13.6 million cubic meters of wood [...]

Why US lumber prices defied pandemic to score a nearly 60% quarterly gain?

US lumber prices made a big comeback in the second quarter, with a nearly 60% jump for the period more [...]

New Zealand log prices down and have potential to fall further in August

The age-old adage 'what goes up must come down' has played out as expected with the New Zealand export [...]

Lumber shortage, rising prices affecting N. American construction industry

A shortage of lumber is affecting the North American construction industry in what's usually its busiest time of the [...]

Prices for radiata pine logs under pressure in Chinese timber markets

The Chinese timber market is currently under the influence of increased rain weather and rising temperatures.      [...]