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16, Jan 2021 -

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WRI Market Insights, December 2020: The Global Forest Industry

07, Jan 2021

Strong lumber sales and a weakening US dollar moved sawlog prices upward in many markets worldwide in the 3Q/20. The most significant price increases occurred in Western US, Northern and Eastern Europe, and Oceania.

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Softwood log exports from Russia have been in steady decline for the past 15 years

11, Nov 2020

In a recent statement, the Russian President Mr. Putin ordered the government to strictly control the exportation of roundwood and low-value forest products, and to clamp down on the illegal trade of logs...

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European lumber exporters have expanded their sales overseas from 30% to 45% over the past ten years

05, Nov 2020

Sawmills in several European countries have long been exporting large volumes of softwood lumber outside their domestic markets. Historically, most of the shipments were to neighboring countries on the continent...

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WRI’s Hardwood Fiber Price Index fell to a 16-year low in the 2Q/20

05, Nov 2020

Wood raw-material costs fell for most pulp manufacturers throughout the world in them 2Q/20, reducing WRI's two fiber price indices for the fifth consecutive quarter. The q-o-q declines for the Hardwood Fiber Price Index...

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Sawmills import 100 truckloads of timber from Europe to combat shortages

28, Oct 2020

Industry blames tree-felling appeals for shortage of a material Republic normally exports. Sawmiller GP Wood imported 100 truckloads of timber from Europe this week to combat a looming shortage in the Republic.

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Getting back in touch with the market – at LIGNA.21

23, Oct 2020

Preparations for LIGNA '21 are already in full swing. The world's top international wood-industry trade show is enjoying strong industry support despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 and beyond: Global Softwood Log and Lumber Conference 2020 takeaways

23, Oct 2020

While COVID-19 has created huge challenges for all players around the world, additional supply/demand shocks have affected the global softwood industry this year. Mid- to long-term factors have included trade disputes...

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Mass timber is the future of architecture. But can it survive a world on fire?

21, Sep 2020

Sustainable, renewable, and versatile: It’s hard to find a better building material than wood. It’s often the builder’s go-to, whether for a single-family home in the suburbs or a low-rise apartment complex in the city.

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COVID-19 and beyond: Global Softwood Log and Lumber Conference 2020 takeaways

21, Sep 2020

While COVID-19 has created huge challenges for all players around the world, additional supply/demand shocks have affected the global softwood industry this year. Mid- to long-term factors have included trade disputes...

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A New Twist on Traditional Timber Management

21, Sep 2020

If the trees align at F.H. Stoltze Land and Lumber Company, the oldest family-owned lumber company in Montana may be on the cutting edge of figuring out a better way to build.

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