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Austria: Rising prices for spruce and pine logs in April

The Austrian sawmill industry is at the moment well stocked with softwood sawlogs. In combination with a still very good [...]

Log prices in Finland drop in March

In January-March 2022, roundwood trade decreased by 20% year on year and was 22% less than in the previous [...]

Lumber prices surge in Japan as builders run out of Russian wood

Lumber prices have reached record highs in Japan since economic sanctions were imposed against Russia, leading to expectations of a [...]

Belarusian wood processing companies reorienting exports to Russia and China due to European sanctions

In the context of Western sanctions, Belarusian wood processing companies are developing exports to Russia and China.    [...]

North American lumber prices could rebound on tight supply despite recent fall

   Lumber prices are down more than 20% this year but are poised to gain upward traction, experts told [...]

North American lumber prices fall to fresh 2022 lows

North American lumber prices fell more than 6% to $829 per 1,000 board feet on Tuesday, representing a fresh [...]

Germany, Sweden boost softwood lumber exports to the US

In February 2022, Sweden’s exports of softwood lumber to the U.S. jumped tenfold year-on-year to 107 [...]

Japan to ban the import of Russian timber

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida recently announced that he will stop importing some Russian timber products from this week.  [...]

Log and lumber supply from Europe to China expected to drop in the upcoming years

Harvesting in Europe may have reached peak levels and reductions in softwood logs from Europe due to lower harvest levels [...]