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N. American lumber prices fall 22% in March as housing market cools

     North American lumber prices have fallen 22% from their early March peak as the housing market [...]

Effects of war in Ukraine on the German timber industry

    Effects of the Ukraine war on the German timber industry are potentially extensive.    [...]

Timber industry in Latvia hit by trade suspension with Russian and Belarus

    Sanctions of the European Union (EU) and other countries against Russia and Belarus will also affect [...]

U.S. softwood lumber imports from European suppliers fall sharply

U.S. softwood lumber imports from offshore suppliers fell sharply in the fourth quarter, extending a second-half fade after [...]

UK softwood imports expected to be affected by shortages

As Russian and Belarussian wood products have fallen under legal sanctions, and already leading UK importers are refusing any new [...]

Finland: Log price overview in February 2022

    Roundwood trade in Finland continued at a slow pace in February. The trade of industrial roundwood [...]

Russia increases softwood lumber exports to China

In February 2022, Russia’s exports of softwood lumber to China expanded 6.9% year-on-year to 810.4 [...]

Europe’s logs and lumber trade to change dramatically in coming years

    Trade of logs and lumber in Europe will change dramatically in the coming years as timber [...]

Western Forest Products to curtail sawmill due to lack of logs

    Western Forest Products (WFP) announced that starting last week, their Chemainus Sawmill is once again undergoing [...]

Near-term outlook for Finland’s forest industry uncertain

The effects of the war launched by Russia are reflected in the market for forest industry products in many ways [...]