North America

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Chinese H1 log imports grow sharply, while sawn timber purchases crash

According to data released by the China customs, in the first half of 2021, a total of 31.61 million [...]

Canadian lumber giants face crashing lumber prices

    North American lumber prices have crashed in a short time span, taking only eight weeks to [...]

N. American lumber prices continue to fall, and are headed to as low as $350 by August

   An analyst says the price of lumber will sink to as low as $350 by end of August [...]

China: Log demand slows in July

The past six months have brought record New Zealand export log prices to China This has been because of a [...]

N. American lumber prices lose all 2021 gain, with demand dropping after record boom

North American lumber, which at one point was among the world’s best-performing commodities as the pandemic sent construction [...]