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US lumber prices are likely to stay double the historical average for at least the next 5 years

   US lumber has probably found a bottom at current levels, but prices will remain over double the average [...]

Euroconstruct: Strong rebound in European construction in 2021

The recovery of the European construction industry is more rapid than initially expected, with much of the losses from the [...]

The International Softwood Conference 2021 goes hybrid

    The 69th International Softwood Conference (ISC) will be a hybrid conference taking place in Helsinki on [...]

Finland: Sharp rise in roundwood prices in May

Pine logs in Finland cost an average of EUR 64.6, and spruce logs EUR 68.2 per cubic metre [...]

Is there really a shortage of wood in Europe?

The sharp increases in timber prices worldwide since the middle of 2020 do not reflect any long-term shortfall in [...]

Canada’s lumber industry wants to be paid back for US duties

Canada’s softwood lumber industry wants the Biden administration to refund billions of dollars that companies have paid since 2017 [...]

Austria: Boom in lumber prices now reflected in the payment to forest owners

According to official statistics, Austria's timber prices are now rising. Austrian sawmills are in full swing and they sell [...]

Latvia: There is a bubble in the timber market that will burst sooner or later

Currently, the Latvian lumber market is experiencing a significant price increase or bubble, which will sooner or later burst, Kristaps [...]

Warning in US against potential “catastrophic” failures of European lumber

The North Carolina Building Code Council warns of potentially “catastrophic” failures caused by European lumber. It remains to be seen [...]