Forestry

Skyrocketing wood prices in some European countries

European wood is in great demand. That leads to skyrocketing prices.    "The sudden and massive shortage [...]

Germany: Timber traders worried about supply shortage

    The German timber trade is concerned about the increasingly tense situation on the procurement markets. Wholesalers [...]

Raw material shortage threatens the future of the Swedish forest industry

The productive forest land used in Sweden today is not enough to meet the demand for forest raw materials, the [...]

Record ocean freight rates threaten Vietnamese wood exports

    There is no sign of lowering ocean freights, and there is still a shortage of containers [...]

N. American lumber prices continue to go even higher

North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices are reaching ever higher, to the point that the most veteran industry [...]

Global shortage of wood products may become worse

Although the temporary blockade of the Suez Canal last month interrupted global trade, the supply chain problems have become more [...]

Global wooden pallet prices hit record highs

    Pallet prices have hit record highs, according to a U.S. Labor Department index, and European [...]

No relief in sight for high lumber prices, conference concludes

It’s been just over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Canada. Since then, almost every aspect [...]

GreenFirst Forest Products to acquire Rayonier’s lumber mills

Rayonier Advance Materials and GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (GreenFirst), a Canadian lumber company, announced that the parties have entered into [...]

Professor develops method to predict future lumber price changes

At a time when lumber prices are skyrocketing, an Oregon State University researcher has developed a new way to predict [...]