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Immediate wood product trade impact as UK leaves the EU single market

UK trade with the EU is now governed by the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement concluded on 24th December [...]

Lumber prices play key role in declining U.S. housing starts

February’s housing start numbers have been disappointing for the housing market. Housing starts fell last month by 10.3 [...]

China: Analysis of current timber market prices fluctuations

Many members of China’s timber associations have reported increases in timber prices are of concern as they impact production [...]

Germany’s export value of logs and lumber has increased 63% the past five years

The softwood timber harvest in Germany is likely to reach almost 50 million m3 in 2020, about ten million m3 [...]

N. American lumber prices flat after historical highs

Prices of benchmark softwood lumber items, like standard grade #2&Btr R/L stayed mostly flat last week — particularly [...]

Leading German woodworking machinery manufacturer cancels Ligna 2021 participation

Leading German woodworking machinery manufacturer Martin has cancelled its participation in this autumn’s Ligna exhibition due to uncertainty over [...]

Worldwide demand for European sawn softwood sees sharp rise

Internationally, sawn softwood consumption is concentrated around 3 equivalent poles: Europe, Asia and North America. Demand is well oriented there [...]

China and Finland need to find alternative sources for Russian roundwood

Russia has been one of the largest roundwood traders globally for many years by exporting roughly 15-20 million m3 [...]