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Global trade in softwood lumber driven up by Chinese huge demand

Global softwood lumber trade increased 12 percent year-over-year to reach a new record high of 121 million m3 [...]

France: Oak sawlog prices continuously on the rise

Oak log prices have been going up in France since 2013 and sawyers around the country are wondering about the [...]

Vietnam: Value of wood and wood products exports expected to surpass US$ 8 billion this year

Vietnam's wood and wood products exports are forecast to reach $8 billion in 2017, up from $7.3 billion [...]

Top North American softwood lumber producers

Top 40 Canadian and US softwood lumber producers held a steady production growth in 2016, due to the cooperation of [...]

Prices for roundwood in Tyrol remain steady

In February, the price for the main spruce assortment (quality BC)2a-3b has remained stable in Tyrol, as well [...]

Sweden’s pine becomes increasingly more attractive in China

China’s softwood lumber imports from Sweden have been increasing in recent years due to the fact that the Sweden [...]

Switzerland: Hardwood price dynamics at the beginning of 2017

Switzerland sustains the main trends on the European timber markets, where the oak prices rise steadily, at an 30% average [...]

Mercer completed acquisition of Germany’s largest sawmill from Klausner

Mercer International Inc. announced that it has completed, through its wholly owned subsidiary Mercer Timber Products GmbH , its previously announced [...]

The construction sector boom seems to help the rebound of the French softwood lumber market

During the latest timber auctions organized in the French Grand Est it has been underlined the fact that the rising [...]

Kronospan to invest EUR 330 million in production site in Luxembourg

Kronospan plans to invest EUR 330 million on its production site in Sanem in the next 5 years. The investments [...]