softwood lumber

  • Softwood lumber trade was up 5% in the first half of 2019

    Etiketter: Wood
    Demand for lumber in China, the United Kingdom, Egypt and the Netherlands increased this year despite a slowdown in the global economy. Global softwood lumber trade was up just over five percent year-over-year during the first half of 2019. Of the major importing countries in the world, only Japan and Germany have experienced major declines in imports so far this year. This is a brief excerpt from the newly released market report Wood Resource Quarterly). To read the full 56-page quarterly report, please visit www.WoodPrices.comto initiate a subscription. / Wood Resources International
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  • Canada will continue to be a major supplier of softwood lumber to the US

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Canada will continue to be a major supplier of softwood lumber to the US in the next decade, with the export volume from the Eastern provinces being forecasted to increase substantially, according to a study by ForestEdge and WRI. / Wood Resources International
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  • Investments in the forest industry in Eastern Russia have resulted in higher timber harvests

    Etiketter: Wood
    Increased exports of softwood lumber from Russia to China the past decade have resulted in higher timber harvests in Eastern Russia, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. In 2017, Russia’s total harvest reached an estimated 190 million m3, six percent higher than the previous year. Practically all of the increase was in Russia’s eastern provinces. / Wood Resource Quarterly
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  • Global softwood lumber prices continued their two-year climb in the 1Q/18

    Etiketter: Wood
    Global softwood lumber prices continued their two-year climb in the 1Q/18 with the pace being higher in North America than in the Nordic countries, Russia and China, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. / Wood Prices
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  • China's softwood lumber import decreases further in March

    Etiketter: Wood
    China monthly import, softwod lumber from main exporters
    The Chinese Custom has not published the import figures by country for March. In this Press Release Woodstat shows the exporting countries export figures to China. Please contact us if you have any questions about this. / Wood Stat
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  • North Africa's import of lumber down 23% in September

    Etiketter: Wood
     North African import of softwood lumber
    North Africa imported approximately 492,000 m³ of softwood lumber from leading exporters in Europe and North America in September (-23% compared to 2016). The import from Sweden was 168,000 m³ (-24%), from Finland 126,000 m³ (-23%) and from Russia 114,000 m³ (-27%). The import of lumber in Algeria is still very low in September, but was the highest since April.
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  • Record high prices for softwood lumber in North America

    Etiketter: Wood
    Record high prices for softwood lumber in North America in the 3Q/17 and rising lumber export prices in Sweden, Finland and Russia as lumber demand picks up in key markets. / Wood Resource Quarterly
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  • Global softwood lumber prices trended upward in early 2017

    Etiketter: Wood
    Global softwood lumber prices trended upward in early 2017 with prices in North America hitting a 13-year high, Chinese import prices increasing 13% in 18 months and Japanese prices moving modestly higher in the 1Q/17. / Wood Resource Quarterly
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  • Global trade of softwood lumber has gone up 66 percent in seven years

    Etiketter: Wood
    Global trade of softwood lumber has gone up 66 percent in seven years, while lumber prices have fallen substantially over the same time-period. / Wood Resource Quarterly
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  • European lumber consumption in positive trend

    Etiketter: Wood
    Europe's consumption of softwood lumber fell dramatically after 2007 as a direct consequence of the collapse in construction. What prevented an even greater decline in lumber consumption was a continued solid activity in renovation and maintenance of buildings.
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