Softwood supply finally catching construction demand

These record-breaking volumes of imports reflect high demand for timber products with a strong RM&I sector and a resurgent private housing market having kept supply on allocation.

Volume Of Timber Imports In First Quarter The Highest Since 2007

The volume of timber and panel products imported in Q1 2021 was at its highest in more than a decade, since Q1 2007, the latest Timber Trade Federation (TTF) statistics have shown.