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Timber prices are rising sharply in Germany

The rise in wood prices in Germany continues - with supply not keeping pace with growth in demand in some market [...]

New Zealand log export prices to China are still increasing

The CFR prices for New Zealand pine logs in China has increased approximately 5 USD over the last month and [...]

Metsä starts construction of its new sawmill in Rauma, Finland

Metsä Fibre is building the world’s most modern sawmill in Rauma, Finland. The construction work began in May 2020 [...]

China: Imports of softwood and hardwood wood products to be significantly altered starting 2022

China is the world’s largest importer of softwood and hardwood logs, and for many decades, Russia has been a [...]

Austrian timber market: Price increases continue

The positive trend in the Austrian construction industry continues. The demand for all sawn timber ranges currently exceeds the supply [...]

Chilean wood chip exports were down 40% in 2020

Wood chip exports from Chile plummeted in 2020, with shipments falling by over 40% from the first quarter to the [...]

Germany: Short supply and rising wood prices due to massive exports to the US

The price of furniture and lumber in Germany has been rising for months. There are also massive delivery bottlenecks. Now [...]

UPM Timber to cut 43 jobs

UPM Timber has completed the employee consultation process started in early February on its plans to improve profitability and strengthen [...]