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Is the Delta variant able to disrupt US lumber supply again?

Pandemic-related labor shortages had a substantial impact on sawmill output and productivity and ultimately contributed to record wood products [...]

Switzerland: Roundwood prices remain low despite boom in lumber

The Swiss wood market has been out of joint for months. Above all, the prices for lumber have practically exploded [...]

Polish wood industry calls for ban on roundwood exports as prices skyrocket

''We need a ban on the export of unprocessed wood,'' said Rafał Szefler, director of the Polish Chamber of Commerce [...]

N. American lumber prices drop to nine-month low

North American lumber futures slid to the bottom in additional than 9 months after sawmills ramped up manufacturing and demand [...]

Low current demand for logs in China

A number of factors have reduced the immediate demand for logs in China.     Firstly, the quantity [...]

N. American lumber prices plummet all the way back to 2018 levels

This spring lumber prices went on a historic run—shooting up over 300%—but that's all over now. Last [...]

China: Prices of imported lumber at main timber distribution markets in August 2021

The below index contains the latest update (August 2021) for prices of lumber from three major timber distribution markets in [...]

Sharp rise in plywood prices in Europe

In terms of source of plywood supply in Europe, China is reported to be keeping up with demand, albeit with [...]

UK faces timber shortage due to ‘unprecedented’ demand

The price of timber has risen sharply with builders struggling to get supplies, as post-lockdown construction and DIY projects [...]