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Germany: Producer price index for softwood and hardwood sawn timber shows mixed developments

    According to the German Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the German producer price indices for commercial products [...]

Poland: OSB and softwood lumber prices fall sharply

September is the second month in a row in which a drop in the prices of OSB boards and softwood [...]

U.S. sawmills produce more softwood lumber, while Canadian output drops

    U.S. sawmills in July produced 3.105 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber, up [...]

ISC 2022: Softwood market expected to remain subdued short to medium-term

After the successful hybrid event last year in Helsinki, this year the organizers offered once again the opportunity to follow [...]

China: Rising demand in construction sector to boost demand for logs; but market outlook still uncertain

    Strong increases in demand are expected as the Chinese construction industry kicks into 5th gear and [...]

The International Hardwood Conference coming up this month in Lyon

    On 28 October 2022 the International Hardwood Conference will take place in Lyon, the vibrant city [...]

UPM substantiates its positive outlook following the record strong Q3 2022 results

    UPM substantiates its positive outlook for 2022 following the record strong Q3 2022 results. UPM’s [...]

Are importers ready for the EU timber regulations to be replaced?

    With the new European Union Deforestation Regulation (EUDR) soon to be replacing the European Union Timber [...]

German timber industry sees a brake on sales

    In the German wood industry, the expectations that have been growing pessimistic for months are now [...]

North American lumber market to remain volatile in Q4/2022-Q1/2023

After surging to record highs at the pinnacle of North America’s pandemic housing market boom, lumber prices have taken [...]