Archives: July 2021

N. American lumber prices surge sharply as Canada wildfires cut sawmills production

Lumber futures rose the most in more than a year on concern that wildfires in western Canada will reduce supply [...]

Fall in US lumber prices could hit European markets soon

    The price rally of softwood lumber is receding, experts of the Estonian wood industry believe. However [...]

New Zealand log export prices dropped as China’s seasonal demand falls

    The At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for New Zealand export logs in July decreased an average [...]

Finnish roundwood prices continue to rise in June

    The stumpage prices of roundwood in Finland continued to rise in June. Pine logs fetched an [...]

Log demand in China expected to drop as Taicang sawmills are forced to relocate

Softwood log inventory in China has risen to about 5.5m m3 and daily port off-take has dropped to [...]

Prices of logs in Poland have doubled in recent months

    Wood prices in Poland more than doubled in recent months. A cubic meter of pine logs [...]

Large timber importer from China to invest in Belarusian wood processing sector

    Kangkai Zhiguan (Heze) Industrial Development, a large Chinese importer of timber, accredited at the Belarusian Universal [...]

European timber industry companies sign petition for log export ban

More than 9000 European wood processing companies have signed the "Stop Log Exports" petition to be submitted to the European [...]

German wood prices expected to rise further by 30 percent by the end of the year

    The German economy is threatened with further massive restrictions due to material shortages and burdens from [...]

US OSB prices increased by 510% since the beginning of the year

The price of OSB has increased 510% since January 2020, exceeding the peak price increase in lumber by nearly 180 [...]