German wood prices: 50 percent more money for spruce wood – is the market tipping?

German forest owners received around 50 percent more money for spruce logs in November. Overall, raw wood prices for producers [...]

Why N. American lumber prices have nearly tripled again since the fall of a few months ago?

Simple economics popped the lumber bubble last year. Once the price of lumber topped $1,515 per thousand board feet [...]

Rising trend of Russian lumber prices expected to continue

The upward trend of Russian lumber may continue into June this year. From January to October 2021, the market price [...]

Growing optimism in New Zealand’s wood industry as log export prices lift

The New Zealand forestry industry has started the New Year with a bit more optimism than it finished 2021, thanks [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices rise further through Mid-January 2022

Unusual for the time of year but a surprise to no one, lumber prices rose further in the second week [...]

US lumber prices are ‘looking like a repeat of 2021’

   A survey of home builders revealed expectations that lumber prices will continue to soar in 2022.   [...]

Latvian exports of wood products hit record value due to booming prices

The Latvian timber industry was the sector with the fastest growth in export value last year, recovering from a difficult [...]

Stability returns to UK timber supply chain

The UK’s leading timber industry representative body – the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) – says the industry will enter a period [...]

B.C. lumber producers on a roller-coaster ride due to price changes

BC Lumber producers are accustomed to boom and bust cycles, but the past two years have been surprisingly volatile for [...]

2022 North American lumber markets outlook

It’s been a wild ride for wood products, particularly lumber, over the past two years. From a recession in [...]