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The European sawmill industry is skeptical about the third quarter of 2022

The first months of 2022 were very positive for the industry thanks to strong demand. Thanks to a stable supply [...]

Wood supply shortage expected to hit European markets in the coming months

European parquet markets have diverged in 2022. While Italy, Scandinavia and Spain have seen continuing increases in demand, the markets [...]

North American lumber prices remain near recent lows as new home construction sinks

   Lumber prices remained near recent lows as construction on new homes fell while mortgage rates jumped.   [...]

Fuel prices forcing shutdowns, threaten entire US timber supply chain

Skyrocketing, record-breaking diesel fuel prices are forcing some logging and trucking operations to shut down. More shutdowns will follow [...]

European sawn hardwood production at highest level since 2008

Production of sawn hardwood in Europe was significantly impacted by the coronavirus crisis in 2020 with a strong decline particularly [...]

UK boosts imports of lower-priced Latvian hardwoods

UK hardwood import volumes shot up by 30% in Q1 2022 as compared to the same period in 2021 - the [...]

Russian timber industry is looking for ways to export through Belarus and Turkey

Russian lumber companies, forced to halt exports to the EU due to sanctions, doubled supplies to China and Kazakhstan in [...]

German woodworking machinery industry with record level of demand

The gap between global demand and the production of woodworking machinery is widening.    In the first [...]

UPM is also positively revising its earnings outlook for the current year

Stora Enso said yesterday that it had improved its expectations for the full-year operating result . Now UPM has also [...]

Top global softwood lumber producers

In 2021, the 25 biggest softwood sawmills in the world produced more than 85 million m³ of lumber, which corresponds [...]