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North American lumber prices rise yet more as demand returns

Customers who had been waiting on the sidelines since spring to see how far down lumber prices would go returned [...]

Latvian timber industry concerned about trade with Belarus

Latvian timber industry has recently raised alarm that the Latvian banks are being overly cautious regarding business with Belarus and [...]

High price of imported European spruce logs in China

The recent surge in spruce log prices coming from Europe has severely affected the enthusiasm of Chinese dealers to purchase [...]

China: Current trends in imports and prices of softwood lumber

China's imports of softwood lumber from Russia from January to July decreased by 19% year-on-year, a fall [...]

Foundation stone of Metsä Group’s Kemi bioproduct mill laid

The Kemi bioproduct mill project of Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, is progressing according to plan and the mill [...]

Lumber prices have fallen in US; what happens in Europe?

Lumber prices in the U.S. are plummeting and nearing pre-COVID figures while pulling global prices down with them [...]

Latvia: No reason to expect that skyrocketing timber prices will return to pre-pandemic levels

In the Latvian timber industry, the sharp rise in prices was caused by an unpredictably high level of private consumption [...]

Vietnam: 50% of timber companies face the risk of bankruptcy

Over 50% of timber processing enterprises Vietnam's South have to stop operation, facing the risk of bankruptcy. The other [...]

The situation on the German wood market is easing; prices expected to rise

The situation on the German timber market has eased. The supply crisis in the spring and summer of this year [...]