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West Fraser announced output reductions at lumber and panel mills during Q3

Due to wildfires in British Columbia, slowing orders for forest products, constraints on the availability of resins used in the [...]

N. American lumber price finally starts to turn a corner

Recent lumber spike in North America highlights potential for a bullish resurgence, with seasonality pointing towards a strong Q4.  [...]

Czech Republic: Wood prices expected to rise even further due to high demand and shortages

Unusual increases in wood prices in the Czech Republic continue to impact producers in the furniture and construction industry. In [...]

Sweden: Stocks of wood products continue to decrease; prices expected to rise this autumn

After the spring and summer price party for wood products in the US market, the price situation has now returned [...]

Rettenmeier officially starts 1.2 million m3 sawmill

At the end of August, the German Rettenmeier Group officially opened its new sawmill in Wilburgstetten.      [...]

US lumber jumps on delivery concerns after Hurricane Ida, cutback at mills

U.S. lumber futures jumped almost 8% to the exchange-imposed limit on concern that damage from Hurricane Ida will [...]

Softwood log demand in China expected to increase in September

Softwood log inventory in China has not risen in the last month and sits around 5.5m m3 although there [...]

Huge infrastructure demand will drive up India’s domestic timber demand

The huge demand for infrastructure will inevitably drive a sharp increase in India's domestic timber demand.       [...]