Archives: December 2021

Mayr-Melnhof to acquire Swedish sawmill company Bergkvist Siljan

    The Mayr-Melnhof Holz Holding Group, based in Leoben, Austria has signed an agreement on December [...]

Sky-high lumber prices are back in N. America

  Builders are buying lumber while floods in British Columbia limited supplies. Cash prices are also very high. Pricing [...]

Current trends in the global forest industry

    Record-high lumber prices in North America and Europe have moved both sawlog demand and values [...]

Finland: Junnikkala is building a new sawmill in Oulu

The sawmill company Junnikkala is building a new sawmill in the Laanila industrial area in Oulu. The new sawmill is [...]

Will lumber prices rise in 2022?

No matter which way you look at it, 2021 was hardly a typical year. Between supply chain shortages, inflation, the [...]

China: Sharp rise in CIF prices for lumber imports

According to China Customs in the third quarter of 2021 lumber imports totalled 21.91 million cubic metres valued at [...]

Vietnam’s wood companies speed up production to meet year-end orders

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade Export and Import Department wood and wood product exports in November reached [...]

Recent lumber price surge could fuel more Canadian acquisitions in US next year

    Unprecedented transportation disruptions caused by floods in British Columbia have sent lumber prices soaring, boosting revenues [...]

Chinese demand for softwood logs very low due to market uncertainty

    The current enthusiasm of Chinese domestic timber businessmen to stock up at the end of the [...]

B.C. forestry sector hit hard by fallout from November floods

  Inability to move products forcing mills in the province to suspend operations.  Even before a series [...]