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Wood prices at high levels for the moment in Austria

Like other raw materials, the prices for lumber shot up to unprecedented heights last year. It wasn't just finely [...]

Czech wood prices on a roller-coaster ride due to recent record jump

A simple economic reasoning suggests that the prices of wood correspond to its current availability or unavailability. During the bark [...]

U.S. sawmill production fails to keep pace with housing demand for lumber

Insufficient production is causing an unprecedented spike in US lumber prices as sawmill output fails to keep up with consumer [...]

China’s softwood lumber imports plunge 26% in 2021

China’s imports of softwood lumber in 2021 declined by -26.2% year-over-year to 18.5 thousand m3 [...]

China timber import market faces a complicated 2022 due to Russian log export ban

At the beginning of the new year, the Chinese timber industry is waiting for the market to recover, but it [...]

German timber industry has positive market expectations for 2022

A survey of member companies of the German Timber Trade Federation (GD Holz) paints a rather positive picture of market [...]

Rising prices for logs in Finland

Spruce logs prices in Finland reached an average of EUR 65.2 per cubic metre in standing sales in December [...]

Austria: Demand for softwood sawlogs goes up in January 2022

Austria's sawmills are currently still largely sufficiently stocked with needle saw logs. Now that production will soon be brought [...]

German wood prices: 50 percent more money for spruce wood – is the market tipping?

German forest owners received around 50 percent more money for spruce logs in November. Overall, raw wood prices for producers [...]

Why N. American lumber prices have nearly tripled again since the fall of a few months ago?

Simple economics popped the lumber bubble last year. Once the price of lumber topped $1,515 per thousand board feet [...]