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US log prices falling

US sawlog prices started falling in the 2Q/14 after a three-year upward trend, this due to lower US lumber prices and weaker log export markets in Asia according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. Source: Timberbiz
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NZ cashing in on record log prices

New Zealand forest growers, long overshadowed by booming returns from the dairy industry, look set to cash in on record prices for logs as they prepare to harvest trees planted in a flurry of activity two decades ago. Source: Scoop NZ
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Pulp mill update – prices in US

Wood costs account for between 50-55% of the production costs for pulp mills in the US. Source: Wood Resources International LLC
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New Zealand timber prices rising due to exports

Strong overseas demand for New Zealand logs is putting pressure on local supply and pushing up timber prices for consumers. Sources: NZ Herald, Otago Daily Times

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Low prices and demand drive TIMCON to new studies

Delegates at the Timber Packaging and Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) annual general meeting heard that, against a backdrop of depressed prices and low demand, the organisation is working on vital initiatives, including two studies on behalf of its own industry and a number of collaborative projects in other timber based businesses. Source: Packaging Europe
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Global sawlog prices

Sawlog prices in North and Central Europe have trended downward the past two years, while prices in Eastern Europe have increased slightly, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Source: Scoop Independent News
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Past 12 months sawlog prices down

Sawlog prices trended downward worldwide in past 12 months with the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) falling 11% from the second quarter of 2011 to the second quarter of 2012, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. The Index is based on sawlog prices in 20 regions around the world. Source: Wood Resources International
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