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Central European bark beetle crisis puts pressure on Estonian timber prices

   Timber prices in Estonia have started rapidly falling from their spring-time high;   Estonian wood prices [...]

Sawmill closures in New Zealand as overseas market subsidies inflate log prices

Sawmills in New Zealand find it hard to be profitable when overseas competitors can benefit from subsidies, the main timber [...]

50% of Czechia’s softwood forests are threatened by the bark beetle

With its largely softwood forests, the Czech Republic is one of the European countries most affected by the ongoing bark [...]

North American softwood lumber prices mostly flat despite skyrocketing U.S. housing starts

New home building in the U.S. skyrocketted by almost 17 per cent last month, however, this is after an [...]

Germany has now some of the world lowest pulpwood prices due to insect and storm damages

In Germany, softwood pulplog prices have experienced a dramatic decline the past year because of an oversupply of low-grade [...]

Global outlook for wood pellet prices

The price of pellets will be heavily influenced by long-term contracts for wood pellets. In fact, the volatility of [...]

Sawlog prices fallen substantially in Central Europe makes the sawmilling sector in the region more competitive

Sawlog prices fell throughout the world in 2019 with European prices declining the most, resulting in a more competitive sawmilling [...]

B.C. lumber producers have permanently closed mills accounting for 18% of the province’s capacity

Financial analysts say Canadian production cutbacks and a consumer-driven recovery in housing starts in the U.S. could mean [...]

Deteriorating market and supply challenges for European hardwood

The market situation for German hardwoods was described at IHC by Steffen Rathke, Vice President of DeSH who said that [...]

China: Prices of imported lumber in January 2019

The table above contain the latest price data of different imported lumber assortments at several Chinese markets.    [...]