Sawmilling

European, US demand for wood products boosted global lumber trade in 2021

    Last year, the strong demand for wood products in Europe and North America has increased lumber [...]

Slowdown in China’s softwood log consumption indicates market correction

Demand for softwood logs in China remained favorable during the third quarter (Q3) of the year, despite seasonally lower consumption [...]

Finland: Fall in roundwood prices

    Finland's spruce logs reached an average price of EUR 64.9 per cubic metre in [...]

Mayr-Melnhof to acquire Swedish sawmill company Bergkvist Siljan

    The Mayr-Melnhof Holz Holding Group, based in Leoben, Austria has signed an agreement on December [...]

Sky-high lumber prices are back in N. America

  Builders are buying lumber while floods in British Columbia limited supplies. Cash prices are also very high. Pricing [...]

Current trends in the global forest industry

    Record-high lumber prices in North America and Europe have moved both sawlog demand and values [...]

Finland: Junnikkala is building a new sawmill in Oulu

The sawmill company Junnikkala is building a new sawmill in the Laanila industrial area in Oulu. The new sawmill is [...]

Will lumber prices rise in 2022?

No matter which way you look at it, 2021 was hardly a typical year. Between supply chain shortages, inflation, the [...]

China: Sharp rise in CIF prices for lumber imports

According to China Customs in the third quarter of 2021 lumber imports totalled 21.91 million cubic metres valued at [...]

Vietnam’s wood companies speed up production to meet year-end orders

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade Export and Import Department wood and wood product exports in November reached [...]