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Why US lumber prices defied pandemic to score a nearly 60% quarterly gain?

US lumber prices made a big comeback in the second quarter, with a nearly 60% jump for the period more [...]

New Zealand log prices down and have potential to fall further in August

The age-old adage 'what goes up must come down' has played out as expected with the New Zealand export [...]

Lumber shortage, rising prices affecting N. American construction industry

A shortage of lumber is affecting the North American construction industry in what's usually its busiest time of the [...]

Prices for radiata pine logs under pressure in Chinese timber markets

The Chinese timber market is currently under the influence of increased rain weather and rising temperatures.      [...]

Falling prices for New Zealand exported logs to China

CFR price in China has fallen further to stabilise at 110 USD per JASm3 for  New Zealand A grade logs [...]

European spruce bark beetle and its impact on wood markets

Between 2017 and 2019, over 270 million m3 of standing timber in Central Europe was damaged by a combination of [...]

Finland: Trade of roundwood down by 30%, prices of logs on a downward trend

In May, the average stumpage price for pine logs was EUR 53.9 per cubic metre, and the price for [...]

Falling pulpwood prices around the world

Wood fiber costs fell for many hardwood pulp-producing countries worldwide in the first quarter of 2020. The biggest declines [...]

New Zealand’s forestry sector’s hopes for revival after rollercoaster ride

While the past few months have been a rollercoaster for many industries, the New Zealand's forest sector has been [...]

Most softwood lumber prices in North America moderate while plywood prices’ surge

Wood panel prices will provide indication of remaining summer lumber demand. . There are much fewer producers of this essential building [...]