Germany: Wood prices expected to rise further by 30 percent by the end of the year

The German economy is threatened with further massive restrictions due to material shortages and burdens from rising prices for raw [...]

European sawmills to play an increasingly important role on the global export market in the future

Softwood lumber has been in high demand in the US and Europe throughout 2021. The limited supply resulted in temporary [...]

Log demand in China slows in July

The past six months have brought record New Zealand export log prices to China This has been because of a [...]

North American lumber prices lose all 2021 gain, with demand dropping after record boom

North American lumber, which at one point was among the world’s best-performing commodities as the pandemic sent construction [...]

No end in sight for rising timber prices in the Netherlands

Timber prices in the Netherlands have more than doubled in recent months. It's also not clear when those prices [...]

Australia: Softwood log exports crash due to China ban, prices stable

Australia’s average softwood log export price slumped to a reported AUDFob109/m3 in May 2021, down 16% on the [...]

Volume of bark beetle damaged wood in Europe expected to be less pronounced this year

Over the last few years, Central European forests (but also parts of Sweden, France, and Belgium) have been ravaged by [...]

US lumber prices fall for the 9th consecutive week

   Lumber prices notch their ninth consecutive weekly loss after a brief resurgence earlier in the week.   [...]