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  • April 14, 2021 10:50

Swiss pellet prices in April 2021 on the downside

Pellet prices in Switzerland will, on average, decline properly in April 2021. On average, they reach a value of 348.3 CHF / t (-3.3%) - after a minus of 0.1% to 360 CHF / t in March...... [more...]

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  • April 12, 2021 12:39

Uneven lumber price developments in North America

It was an uneven lumber market for the week ending March 26 as print prices came in “all over the place”; some up, some down, and many flat...... [more...]

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  • April 07, 2021 12:17

North American lumber prices remain level

North American benchmark softwood lumber prices did indeed remain flat for the week ending March 19 as customers digested previous orders. However, prices of less-usual grades, sizes, and species did increase...... [more...]

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  • April 06, 2021 10:24

European companies' plywood margins are good, but supply a struggle

The good news from the majority of European hardwood plywood importers interviewed March 2021 was that they were making money. They reported demand ranging from firm to booming across the market, from the construction and DIY sector to merchants and furniture makers...... [more...]

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  • March 30, 2021 11:48

Switzerland: Stable pellet prices in March

The pellet prices in Switzerland fell slightly on average in March 2021. On average, they've reached a value of 360 CHF / t ...... [more...]

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  • March 29, 2021 10:01

Lumber prices in N. America flat once again

Potentially signalling a plateau in lumber prices, at least for the time being, benchmark softwood lumber commodity items stayed flat again last week while plywood prices lost almost all the gains of the previous week...... [more...]

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  • March 26, 2021 12:02

Lumber prices stalling housing supply in USA

U.S. housing demand has remained high throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, as people across the United States have rethought the concept of home and where and how they want to live...... [more...]

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  • March 23, 2021 11:44

North American lumber prices growth tempers

Prices of benchmark softwood lumber items, like standard grade #2&Btr R/L stayed mostly flat last week — particularly on the west side — as customer demand flowed into other items. There was quite a pop in #3/Utility grade and #4/...... [more...]

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  • March 23, 2021 10:33

Japan’s wood products export in 2020

Export of both Japanese logs and lumber in 2020 exceeded 2019 and marked record high...... [more...]

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  • March 22, 2021 12:58

US: NAHB urges government to find remedies for skyrocketing lumber prices

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) continues to move rapidly and aggressively to engage the Biden administration on lumber and to urge policymakers to take immediate action to address skyrocketing lumber prices and supply shortages that are harming home builders...... [more...]

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