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ISC 2021: Softwood lumber production and consumption at record-high increase in Europe

It has been another extraordinary year in the softwood market since the International Softwood Conference (ISC) was held completely online [...]

More than 100 companies ask for suspension of antidumping duties on Russian birch plywood

Brussels has been accused of driving building businesses across Europe to the brink of insolvency after imposing antidumping duties on [...]

Congestion at Chinese ports puts pressure on softwood log imports

Log stocks in China have not increased but there is a lot of volume on boats queuing at Chinese ports [...]

Segezha to become a global forestry giant with Bonum acquisition

A deal between investment group Bonum Capital and Russian forestry major Segezha will create the largest forestry assets holder in [...]

Germany: Sharp decline in demand for softwood lumber; sawmills adjust production

The corona lockdown, drought and forest damage in 2020 was followed by extreme demand in spring 2021, which has determined [...]

U.S. lumber prices are rising again-fast

On Friday, the price per thousand board feet climbed another 5% to $494. Since bottoming out at $389 per thousand [...]

Prices for Finland’s exported lumber expected to fall after record highs

The Finnish forest industry has benefited from high export prices due to the coronavirus pandemic. The value of exports will [...]

Latvia: Softwood sawlog prices reach unprecedented levels

Latvia's timber market is currently experiencing rising prices for roundwood, which have been affected by global market movements and [...]

North American lumber prices return to normal levels

Lumber end-users and resellers alike shed their reluctance of the past few months to make purchases, as prices have [...]

Why U.S. lumber prices are suddenly rising again?

A month after U.S. lumber prices finally returned to normal, prices for wood are ticking up once again—and [...]