European Lumber Prices Continue to Weaken | WWF

European Lumber Prices Continue to Weaken

Posted on 15 February 2011
From Troy Media: Over the past year the sawmilling sector in Europe has seen a shift from high production levels and the highest lumber prices in four years to weakening lumber demand and reduced prices for many lumber grades. European lumber production fell by six per cent to 93 million m3 (cubic metre) in 2009, which was the lowest level in eight years. The biggest declines in volume came in Austria, Finland and Sweden, while lumber production in Germany and Romania bucked the general trend and increased last year. Read more...