Market Analysis

China’s softwood lumber imports fall sharply, inventories low

China imported approximately 4.13 million m3 of softwood lumber during January-March 2021. This means a reduction with 20 [...]

Setra starts planed timber exports to the US

Setra's first delivery of planed timber went from Varberg, Sweden, to Port Canaveral in Florida and will be distributed [...]

Top 10 Canadian lumber producers in 2020

COVID-19 delivered a year like no other in 2020, and the high demand for lumber is continuing into 2021 [...]

China: Softwood log imports remain strong despite shipping issues and rising prices

Softwood log market in China remained strong throughout the first quarter of 2021 with exporters paying king’s ransom for [...]

US faces extreme shortage of lumber

For a look at just how extreme America’s shortage of lumber has become, consider this: For the first time [...]

Australia: Log exports to China remain suspended with no end in sight to trade dispute

    Australia's forestry sector claims there are no signs of any movement by Chinese officials to [...]

Impact of Covid-19 pandemic on top Canadian lumber producers

    COVID-19 delivered a year like no other in 2020, and the high demand for lumber [...]

European softwood lumber exports to US rise by 30%

    A booming demand in the US doubled by insufficient wood availability on the North American continent [...]

Germany: Market situation tense due to low availability of wood

      The domestic demand for wood in Germany has increased overall due to increased exports [...]

Stora Enso delivers impressive performance in its Wood Products division

Stora Enso’s Wood Products division saw record results in the first quarter of 2021. Among other things, the division [...]