Wood Construction

German lumber prices start to fall in summer; autumn evolution uncertain

    After the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine war, timber prices rose sharply in most parts of [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices are seeking direction

   North American softwood lumber prices are seeking direction as the housing market finally shows signs of slowing down [...]

Mercer acquires German HIT Torgau for EUR 270 million

  HIT Torgau owns and operates an integrated timber processing facility with wood pallet, lumber, biofuel and energy production [...]

Europe’s Nordic forestry giants deliver great results despite tough environment

Forestry giants in Northern Europe, Stora Enso, UPM and SCA, have benefited from the rising prices on their financial results [...]

Lumber prices in Japan soaring again

    Lumber prices in Japan are soaring in the wake of the Ukraine war. The shortage that [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices firm up slightly as field inventories stabilize

The North American forest products manufacturing industry has entered the usual seasonal slower time; although everyone understands that the past [...]

Overview of current trends in the European timber industry

    At the members' meeting of the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) on 24 June in Amsterdam [...]

Estonian wood industry hit hard by falling prices and lower demand

    Estonian lumber producers are facing a harsh reality, where the price of wood is falling and [...]

N. American lumber prices are sending a signal we should not ignore

Lumber is a highly illiquid futures market, making trading, investing, and hedging challenging. The lack of volume and open interest [...]

Sweden: Slowdown for the sawmill industry after record years – lower lumber prices are expected

    After the record years for the Swedish sawmill industry, there is now a slowdown in the [...]