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Canadian lumber giants expected to continue expansion in US

Record high lumber prices have left North American forestry companies flush with cash, setting the stage for more forestry M [...]

Current trends in Russia’s wood pellet market

     About 3 million tons of wood pellets were produced in Russia in 2020. The output growth [...]

Homag reports 13% drop in sales in 2020 due to corona pandemic

  The Homag Group closed the 2020 financial year with a considerable drop in sales due to the challenges [...]

EU wood furniture imports down in 2020

  EU wood furniture imports down 3% in 2020 Considering individual products, the dollar value of EU27+UK imports [...]

German wood industry companies under pressure due to rising lumber prices

       The ongoing price spiral on the German lumber market is putting more and more [...]

Unstable export log markets to China, price corrections expected

  In a period when price corrections are expected, export log markets to China appear with a degree of [...]

Current trends in global sawn softwood market

On February 18, the Wood from Finland Conference 2021 took place organized by Sahateollisuus, the Finnish Member of the European [...]

High demand for softwood lumber in N. America, prices rising accordingly

The dual Canada/U.S. long weekend in mid-February did nothing to slow demand for lumber, with prices rising [...]

Bark beetle damage reaches record 40 million m3 in the Czech Republic

The damage caused by the low purchase price of bark beetle wood in the Czech Republic and the premature harvesting [...]

China to reduces tariffs on some wood products

  China’s Custom Tariff Commission of the State Council has reduced tariffs on certain forestry products imported into [...]