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Canadian lumber giants in trouble: major production curtailments announced for this May

Major Canadian forestry products companies have announced sawmill production curtailments for the month of May. All complain about the surge [...]

US lumber prices pick up after weeks of downfall

Market-related curtailments in British Columbia served as signs that framing lumber markets were oversold and downside risk was waning [...]

The price of wood pellets in Central and Western Europe falls sharply in April

As usual for the end of the heating season, the price of wood pellets has fallen sharply in Central and [...]

Sweden: Sawlog prices in 1Q 2019 much higher than last year

Sawlog prices in Sweden had a different development during the 1Q 2019. The Northern and Southern regions showed marginal price [...]

China: Imports of sawnwood drop, but prices rise

According to China Customs, 2018 sawnwood imports totalled 36.74 million cubic metres valued at US$10.13 billion, a [...]

US lumber prices in free fall

Prices of framing lumber the US continued to retreat amid a slow-developing increase in seasonal demand.    [...]

Global sawmill sector’s shrinking profit margins in late 2018

Softwood lumber prices have generally fallen faster than the costs for sawlogs throughout the world in late 2018, resulting in [...]

Sharp fall in pellet prices in Germany

The price of wood pellets in Germany has fallen sharply in April 2019.    One tonne of [...]

India: Increased capacity pushing up plywood prices

Situation in the plywood sector is unsettled at the moment. Many new manufacturing licenses have been offered in various states [...]

France: Oak prices rise sharply in 2018

The selling price of standing timber in France's private forests has been growing steadily since 2012. The overall evolution [...]