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Outlook for N. American softwood lumber price evolution this autumn

In August, the lumber futures price did not fall below the August 2021 $448 low. On September 1, the price [...]

Canadian softwood lumber export price drops sharply in July

In July, the average price for softwood lumber exported from Canada decreased 15.5% compared to the previous month at [...]

Austria: Sawlog prices significantly reduced

The Austrian sawmill industry is currently sufficiently stocked with logs and damaged wood is increasing. Due to the hot, dry [...]

China: Rise in CIF prices for lumber imports

CIF prices for China’s lumber imports from most suppliers rose in the first half of 2022, except for Thailand [...]

Sweden’s sawn timber market expected to be hot this autumn

Wood prices in Sweden are now at or close to peak level, Danke Bank estimates in its review. The demand [...]

India: Current trends in the wood import market

Relatively cheap kiln dried sawn timber from Europe is flooding Mundra port in the range of 180 to 200 EUR [...]

French softwood sawmills report significant market slowdown

At the start of September, many sawmill owners in France are asking themselves questions about the evolution of the markets [...]

China: August review of the softwood log market

China softwood log inventory has remained stable at about 4.6 - 4.7m. Fresh pine logs are sold quickly after [...]

The European timber market to face multiple new normals

Inventory levels at most European lumber mills were running low at the start of 2021. By the middle of the [...]