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MWC 2021: no relief in sight for high lumber prices, tight supply, but ‘future is bright’

30, Apr 2021

It’s been just over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Canada. Since then, almost every aspect of life has changed. In the forest industry, it has impacted the way we build, the way we trade and source, and the way we live and work.

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Commodity prices reach ‘extraordinary’ levels, with lumber rising to new heights

30, Apr 2021

Commodity prices have risen to record levels over the past year and for the homebuilding industry in Canada, increasing prices, coupled with supply chain disruptions, are exacerbating the housing supply shortage.

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The ultimate guide to lumber moisture control

30, Apr 2021

Moisture affects every phase of lumber manufacturing – the sawmill, kiln and planer. However, where uncontrolled moisture once contributed to significant waste, mills can now reduce or eliminate losses, as well as improve productivity.

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Germany’s export value of logs and lumber has increased 63% the past five years

29, Apr 2021

The softwood timber harvest in Germany is likely to reach almost 50 million m3 in 2020, about ten million m3 more than a typical year before the spruce bark beetle-infestation in 2018.

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The Global Sawlog Price Index rose 8% in the 4Q/20

21, Apr 2021

Both of the WRI's sawlog price indices (Global and European) jumped 8% q-o-q in the 4Q/20 as log prices increased worldwide. Demand for logs improved when lumber consumption increased in the second half of 2020

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Important information: Next LIGNA in May 2023 - LIGNA.21 will not take place

21, Apr 2021

Unfortunately, due to the continuing high level of infection worldwide in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the slow progress of vaccination, we have now been forced to cancel LIGNA.21

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WRI Market Insights, April 2021: Europe Wood Pellet Outlook

21, Apr 2021

The forecasted growth in wood pellet production in Europe will increase competition for wood fiber and require new feedstock sources Europe's pellet industry is the largest in the world and is expected to continue to grow strongly

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WRI Market Insights 2021 - The Global Forest Industry This Quarter

31, Mar 2021

The Global Sawlog Price Index rose 8% in the 4Q/20 as demand for logs increased throughout North America and Europe.
The most significant sawlog price increases occurred in Western US, Western Canada, Central Europe

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Robust Demand for Wood Pulp and Construction Materials Buoys the Global Roundwood Market

31, Mar 2021

The global industrial roundwood market is estimated at a huge figure of approximately $312B, which equals 2B cubic meters. In 2020, despite a slowdown in the market growth due to the pandemic...

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Rising Paper Packaging Demand to Mitigate Adverse Pandemic Impact on the Global Pulp Market

31, Mar 2021

Because of the pandemic-related shifts in downstream industries, pulp manufacturers are forced to adjust their market strategies towards the rapid increase in packaging paper use.

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