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US softwood lumber production on the rise while Canadian output falls

US sawmills produce 8.557 bbf of softwood lumber in first three months of 2018, up 2.7% year-over [...]

Substantial growth in 2017 Chinese sawn softwood imports from Finland

China’s 2017 sawn softwood imports surged 41% to 25.05 million cubic metres, accounting for 67% of total softwood [...]

German wood products price on an upward trend in May

Since the beginning of the year German sawyers have complained about the cheap price of sawmill residues. Now the price [...]

Solid EU plywood demand, rising import prices

Against this background, European plywood importers variously describe demand ranging from ‘stable and sound’ and ‘at a good level’, to [...]

Overview and outlook of the U.S. plywood market

The U.S. plywood market totaled 13.1M cubic metres in 2017, a decline of 3.1M cubic metres (or [...]

Södra’s sales of construction timber reached new record-high levels

Swedish construction customers are buying timber products like never before. Södra’s sales of Swedish construction timber broke all [...]

European sawn softwood sales boosted by the construction sector and strong Chinese and US demand

On the 15th of  June 2018, the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) held its Summer General Assembly in [...]

European parquet market strengthens its upward trend; outlook positive

Parquet consumption continues to progress in the EU, benefiting from the encouraging economic context, especially from the growth of the [...]

Global softwood lumber prices keep on going up during Q1/2018

Global softwood lumber prices continued their two-year climb in the 1Q/18 with the pace being higher in North [...]

China: Sawn softwood imports up 41% in 2017

According to data from China Customs, 2017 Chinese sawnwood imports totalled 37.35 million cubic metres valued at US$10 [...]