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Most N. American softwood lumber prices remain level

There was more confusion in the North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber market last week as prices of most [...]

New Zealand sawmillers and log exporters optimistic as demand in China is strong

Domestic demand for logs and sawn timber in New Zealand remains strong with many mills operating extra shifts to increase [...]

China: Rising demand for logs and lumber as a strong construction season is expected

Sawmills report increased sale prices for lumber in Asian markets. These increases were agreed relatively quickly by the buyers which [...]

B.C. forest industry to fully take advantage of the record lumber prices

A record demand and reduced supplies have pushed the price of 2x4s to historic highs but the B.C. forest [...]

Södra to increase price for spruce timber as demand from the sawmill industry is high

The global economy is still uncertain due to the pandemic, but for the sawmill industry, the market has strengthened during [...]

Finland: Roundwood price evolutions in August 2020

The average price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 53.8 per cubic metre, and the price for spruce [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices stay flat, plywood, OSB prices going up

While most construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices stayed flat last week, Plywood and Oriented Strand Board did increase. The [...]

Sawlog prices in Russia on the rise after coronavirus lockdown period

Sawlog prices in Russia have increased slightly in June 2020, indicating a recovery from the coronavirus lockdown months, when prices [...]

Uncertainty in the French oak market revealed at autumn auctions

The first autumn auctions in France have just been launched by France's Natonal Forest Office (ONF) in a general [...]

US: Slowdown in housing probable, if lumber prices don’t fall

Homebuilder sentiment is at an all-time high, as city-dwellers seek out suburban homes during the coronavirus pandemic. But [...]