Softwood Shortages

Softwood shortages and price Increases

Les Burrow23/6/21

Since this year began, two major factors have dominated the UK softwood trade, namely shortages and price. In a dramatic reversal of fortunes, instead of being the “poor relation” in the building products line up, softwood has gone through a price and status re-evaluation to a level that the industry...

Prices rise as demand chases supply

Les Burrow11/5/21

Softwood prices continue to rise - will we see the end of it ?

Softwood shortages continue (Timber Trade Journal)

Les Burrow11/3/21

The UK softwood market took off as soon as the New Year began, with importers chasing shipments while the sawmills were still trying to cope with a real winter, the likes of which had not been seen for many years. Temperatures to the eastern parts of Europe were hitting -30°C,...

Timber Shortage Hit Hard - 11 Dec 2020

Les Burrow16/2/21

A report from the Timber Trade Journal explains how the industry is suffering from the shortage of timber. This additionally increases costs, not only to Raw Timber, but right down the line and includind Cardboard and paper etc. The sharp increase in consumption has put pressure on the softwood supply...

Softwood Timber (Timber Trade Journal)

Les Burrow 6/2/20

Softwood timber mills reporting shortages