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Global cross-laminated timber market expected to more than double in 5 years

The global cross-laminated timber (CLT) market size was US$1.1 billion in 2021, and is projected to grow [...]

China’s log imports fall sharply through April

In April 2022, the import volume of logs in China was 3.84 million m³, a year-on-year decrease [...]

N. American lumber prices fall to new 2022 low

   Lumber prices fell to a new 2022 low on Thursday after existing home sales showed a slowdown in [...]

Mercer Mass Timber plans $50 million plant investment

Mercer Mass Timber LLC., a subsidiary of the Vancouver, British Columbia-based Mercer International Inc., a global producer of market [...]

Pressure on N. American lumber market as exports from Europe are redirected

Russia's ban on the export of forestry products until the end of 2022 will rattle an already tight North [...]

The current state of the Canadian lumber market

Lumber prices have recently experienced a volatile 2021 amid supply chain challenges and booming downstream markets.     [...]

North America: Some lumber prices increase as inventory woes ease

While many North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber and panel prices stayed flat, others did rise a little bit [...]

Log prices in Austria rising sharply in May

In May 2022, Austria's timber construction is still benefiting from a very good demand situation, although the development forecast [...]

Timber prices in UK rise again in March after months of decrease

Material prices in the UK have shot up again after months of gradual decrease, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine [...]

German sawmill industry feels the effects of the war, especially in terms of energy prices

With a survey, the German Sawmill and Wood Industry Association (DeSH) asked its member companies about the current and expected [...]