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US: High uncertainty in volatile OSB market

After reaching historic highs in June, the price of OSB in US began to drop through the summer, at one [...]

New Zealand log prices in September flat as shipping congestion charges ease slightly

The September AWG prices for New Zealand export logs remained relatively unchanged from August prices. Pricing was flat to two [...]

Austria: Delivery times and prices on the timber market are back to normal

Wood in Austria has been in short supply in recent months and the prices are horrendous. According to the Austrian [...]

Tenfold increase in freight rates puts pressure on European timber import prices

The key topic when it comes to European imports from Asia remains freight rates. A 40ft container from Malaysia or [...]

Hardwood demand in Europe has surged – prices have hit new highs

It’s been six months plus of extremes and superlatives in the European sawn hardwood sector. Importers, distributors and merchants [...]

Is the rollercoaster ride for lumber prices in N. America over?

The first half of 2021 was characterised by strong rallies across much of the commodities complex, with everything from oil [...]

North American lumber prices rise yet more as demand returns

Customers who had been waiting on the sidelines since spring to see how far down lumber prices would go returned [...]

High price of imported European spruce logs in China

The recent surge in spruce log prices coming from Europe has severely affected the enthusiasm of Chinese dealers to purchase [...]

China: Current trends in imports and prices of softwood lumber

China's imports of softwood lumber from Russia from January to July decreased by 19% year-on-year, a fall [...]

Lumber prices have fallen in US; what happens in Europe?

Lumber prices in the U.S. are plummeting and nearing pre-COVID figures while pulling global prices down with them [...]