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New Zealand log export prices dropped considerably in November

In November, New Zealand prices for exported logs to China dropped on average $18 per m3 in the higher quality [...]

Sawmills in Europe and N. America see profits plunge in 3Q

Sawmills in Europe and North America enjoyed record profits during the first half of 2021, but fell in the 3Q [...]

Booming trend in European log exports to China unlikely to continue

European softwood logs were practically non-existent at Chinese ports five years ago. However, a combination of a never-ending [...]

Lumber prices jump as storm blocks British Columbia’s roads and rail

Washed out roads and blocked rail tracks in Canada’s westernmost province are fueling a lumber price rally as key [...]

Lumber exports from Europe to the United States rise sharply in Jan.-Sep. 2021

    US imports of lumber from Europe in the first nine months of the year have increased [...]

Swedish sawmill group Vida plans to limit lumber production

The Swedish sawmill group Vida, which is majority owned by the Canadian Canfor since 2018, plans to reduce lumber production [...]

20% decline in wood prices expected in Russia

In Russia, a 20% decline in wood prices and a new rise in prices in April-May 2022 are predicted [...]

Austria: Softwood log prices on a downward trend in November

Demand for spruce sawlogs is subdued and prices are under pressure. The situation is different with hardwood: Here both demand [...]

Congested Chinese ports put high pressure on log exports

The cost of shipping wood to China has almost trippled since January — the result of Covid, increased fuel prices and [...]