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US softwood lumber market outlook in 2020-21

   In 2021, softwood lumber mills will increase production to meet stronger expected demand.    Softwood lumber prices [...]

Trends that drove lumber prices to record highs will continue, Canfor’s CEO predicts

   The work-from-home trend that drove lumber prices to record levels and helped producer Canfor Corp. realize [...]

Segezha produced its first CLT panel at new Sokol plant

   The Russian Segezha Group has produced its first CLT panel measuring 3 by 6 meters at its new [...]

UK urges timber traders to prepare for changes effective at the end of 2020

Businesses trading timber between Great Britain (GB) and Northern Ireland (NI) are being urged by the UK Government to take [...]

Swedish Setra plans to ramp up production to meet strong demand in global markets

   Swedish sawmilling group Setra plans to fully ramp up production during the autumn in response to strong demand [...]

Demand for logs strong in China due to busy construction season

   Log inventory in China has increased about 300k m3 in the last month to around 4.6m m3 [...]

Outlook of the Swedish softwood lumber market in post-corona crisis

The supply of sawlogs has been relatively good in Sweden for 2020. No significant impacts due to the coronavirus. Most [...]

US lumber prices finally starting to decrease, supply shortages persist, caution required

Lumber prices are finally beginning to decrease after months of skyrocketing prices amid the pandemic.    At [...]

Covid-19 didn’t impact Latvia’s sawmilling industry

Log supply in Latvia hasn't suffered any changes since the 2nd quarter of 2020. Latvian State Forests (which owns [...]