Keyword: lumber

Canadian lumber giants face crashing lumber prices

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

European sawmills to play an increasingly important role on the global export market

Softwood lumber has been in high demand in the US and Europe throughout 2021. The limited supply resulted in temporary [...]

Setra invests in a new saw line

The Swedish wood industry company Setra invests in a new saw line for small diameter logs at the company's [...]

Japanese timber industry in unprecedented crisis due to supply shortages and record prices

Currently, Japan is suffering from the third timber crisis, with unprecedented supply shortages and extremely high prices of timber. The [...]

Skyrocketing prices cause lumber shortage also in Russia

    The Russian housing market is experiencing a shortage of 2-2.5 million m³ of lumber [...]

Prices for China’s imported lumber fall sharply after record highs

This year's crazy import price rise in China came to an end in late May. Throughout June, the Chinese [...]

US lumber prices likely to stay double the historical average for the next 5 years

     US lumber has probably found a bottom at current levels, but prices will remain over double [...]

Boom in Austrian lumber prices now reflected in the payment to forest owners

According to official statistics, Austria's timber prices are now rising. Austrian sawmills are in full swing and they sell [...]

Warning in US against European lumber

The North Carolina Building Code Council warns of potentially “catastrophic” failures caused by European lumber. It remains to be seen [...]

Central Europe: Sawmills struggling to get logs; historical price increases

Within the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) softwood lumber prices in June are still on the rise due to [...]