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Prices for China’s imported lumber fall sharply after record highs

This year's crazy import price rise in China came to an end in late May. Throughout June, the Chinese [...]

Strong lumber markets in N. America and Europe push up sawlog prices in Q1/2021

The strong lumber markets in North America and Europe resulted in higher sawlog prices in most parts of the world [...]

Global wood raw material supply is expected to tighten with through 2021

By the last quarter of 2020, timber demand was becoming excessive and record levels continued through Q1, 2021.    [...]

EU tropical wood product imports close to decade high

EU27 tropical wood product imports close to decade high in March EU27 import value of tropical wood and wood furniture [...]

Egyptian importers report high prices for wood imports and short supply

Egyptian wood importers are between the hammer of the global market and the anvil of the domestic market.   [...]

Egypt’s: Wood imports in scarce supply, insane price increases

Temporary imports glut. This is the accurate description of the situation in Egypt, where the late arrival of wood to [...]
May 18, 2021 Forestry / Industry Prices / ...Sawmilling / Africa / Europe

International wood markets under a volatile period

Over the last six months we have witnessed one of the most volatile periods in forest product markets we've [...]

Moody’s: Most wood product prices to reach peak level in 2021

The outlook for the global forest products industry remains positive, said Moody’s Investors Service.    The [...]

2021 still full of challenges for the global container market

  The global shipping system is currently experiencing a unique and unexpected crisis. A series of unusual events triggered [...]