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Egypt’s wood import market: Scarce supply, insane price increases

Temporary imports glut. This is the accurate description of the situation in Egypt, where the late arrival of wood to [...]

The recovery of lumber production capacity in N. America is not as easy as imagined

Although the price of lumber rose sharply during this period, Canadian production capacity did not increase significantly.    [...]

Germany: Incalculable sawn timber price increases

In addition to the negative effects of the coronavirus crisis, the current situation on the German wood market is putting [...]

Imbalance between strong demand, poor supply in China favors New Zealand log exporters

While most industry insiders were expecting flat or slightly export prices for May, New Zealand log export prices rose at [...]

US lumber importers are driving buying mania for European lumber

Facing skyrocketing lumber prices at home, US importers are driving competition for European wood, and winning.     [...]

North American lumber increase even further as sales volumes remain high

A severe lack of supply along with unrelenting demand sent North American softwood lumber prices up once again for the [...]

UK: Increased timber demand puts pressure on supply

Rising demand for timber is fuelling pressure on the supply chain in UK, rather than limitations with the supply itself [...]

Estonian Kaamos Timber invests in a new sawmill in Belarus

Kaamos Timber, the Estonian wood industry company founded in 2003, has announced it is investing in a new sawmill in [...]

China will have a serious softwood logs supply problem starting 2022

Even if China increases imports from Europe and New Zealand, there will be a gap of of 8.66 million [...]

Swedish sawmills have lowest stocks in 20 years; pressure on sawn wood prices

Demand for wood products remains high, but their supply is limited. Despite full production and manufacturing records in March, Swedish [...]