Forest products

A diverse commodity market providing the world’s buildings, boxes and paper

The forest products market is going through a period of fundamental change. Sustainability is now a business imperative. Supply chains are breaking down. New mills, lines and conversions are adding capacity while others are closing. Covid-19 and other market forces have created unprecedented price volatility and imbalances in supply and demand.


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Inflation, war, the pandemic and e-commerce are shaping supply and demand packaging dynamics
Russia-Ukraine war escalation, financial sanctions, rising fuel costs, and lingering trucking challenges contributed to a downturn in wood panel and lumber prices
US lumber importers scramble to develop contingency plans, European softwood lumber supply shift could have a worldwide domino effect
Russia’s containerboard prices remain largely stable in April but sources say this could change as economic activity slows
Why producers need to invest in data and technology
Containerboard buyers can expect a more stable supply as capacity catches up to demand
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