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Container shortage impacting prices of timber imports in China

The availability of shipping containers and disruptions to shipping schedules is impacting the flow of Chinese wood product imports.  [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices correct downward significantly

After popping up by a sizeable degree in the first full work week of 2021, last week benchmark softwood lumber [...]

German timber trade largely affected by the second lockdown

The second lockdown from December means considerable cuts for the timber retail trade and for many companies sales losses of [...]

Long-term outlook positive for the global forestry machinery market

    The global forestry machinery market, currently valued at around $4 billion, is anticipated to pass $6 [...]

UK: Brexit causes a shortage of sawn timber and building materials

The supply chain in the United Kingdom is under pressure from a combination of high demand for materials caused by [...]

Weyerhaeuser tops list of US softwood lumber producers

    Softwood lumber producers had a wild ride in 2020. From major cutbacks in the spring in [...]

The price of wood pellets in C. Europe on the rise in January 2021

As usual for the middle of the heating season, the price of wood pellets has increased in Central and Western [...]

CLT construction in North America covered by insurance giant

    Global giant insurer AXA XL's North America construction business has announced tailored Builders Risk insurance [...]

Sweden: Roundwood price evolution in 2020

    2020 roundwood prices in Sweden have decreased as compared to 2019. The price of pulpwood decreased [...]