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Brazil doubles plywood exports to EU

In June, Brazilian exports of plywood to the European Union jumped 93% year-on-year to 76 thousand m3. The [...]

Subdued lumber demand in India due to container issues

Demand for lumber in India remains subdued due to ongoing shortages in container availability for exports. Liners are repositioning empty [...]

European sawmills expect tough months ahead

On June 16, the European Sawmill Association EOS met in Skellefteå in northern Sweden for its summer general assembly. In [...]

New Zealand log export prices to China fall more than 20% in June

A weaker timber market in China, rising transport costs and exchange rate impacts have contributed to a drop of more [...]

Will the production of wood pellets be stopped in Russia due to sanctions?

Starting July 10, the Russian wood pellet exports to Europe will be completely stopped. From this date, EU sanctions will [...]

North American softwood lumber prices start to rise again

  North American softwood lumber prices surged more than 7% on Thursday as mortgage rates fell for the first time [...]

European buyers showing more interest in African timbers

Producers in the Central/West African region are reporting firm demand for padouk, okoume, ovangkol and even gheombi, a timber [...]

North American wood products makers downgraded on lower housing demand, falling lumber prices

Shares of Boise Cascade Co. (BCC) tumbled 10.9% toward and eight-month low, and of Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (LPX [...]

Rising costs cast doubt on Vietnamese wood companies growth prospects

As wood export turnover is rebounding with rising demand in the domestic market, the revenues of Vietnamese wood enterprises are [...]

North American lumber suppliers cut prices to increase sales

A few months of struggle between lumber buyers and sellers brought some big price cuts in mid-June. Suppliers had [...]