Wood Construction

Germany: Wood prices defy the construction crisis

    Softwood lumber prices in Germany are holding up. Hardwood prices are rising. Energy wood is still [...]

China’s timber market report in October 2022: Import prices continue to fall

    According to the data of the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of [...]

Warren Buffet’s investment company buys stake in Louisiana-Pacific

    In the course of the third quarter, the investment company Berkshire Hathaway, managed by Warren Buffett [...]

Wood industry at COP 27: Combining climate protection and business

    At the COP 27 UN Climate Change Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Austria's timber [...]

Austria: Hasslacher to take over Gemson

    The Hasslacher Group will acquire the Austrian timber construction specialist Gemson, which focuses on small and [...]

UK: Uncertain timber market conditions expected in 2023

    The Timber Development UK (TDUK) annual market conference in central London was unequivocal in its message [...]

Mood in the German timber industry has improved slightly in October

After a temporary low point at the start of autumn, the mood in the German timber industry improved in October [...]

European parquet market falling; outlook negative

European parquet consumption has started to decline during the first semester 2022, reflecting the ambient climate of uncertainties.   [...]

U.S. lumber prices could rise again

U.S. softwood lumber futures dropped 72.7% from the March 2022 high to the September 2022 low. The six [...]

ISC 2022: Softwood market expected to remain subdued short to medium-term

After the successful hybrid event last year in Helsinki, this year the organizers offered once again the opportunity to follow [...]