Archives: March 2016

China: Tropical log imports down 10%; average import prices drop 25%

Chinese tropical log imports in 2015 totalled 8.9 million cubic metres accounting for 20% of the national total and [...]

Malaysian timber giant might loose FSC certification in NZ

Local stakeholders in the East Coast region of New Zealand’s North Island have lodged a complaint against the Malaysian [...]

International Paper sells Asian corrugated packaging business to Chinese company

International Paper announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its corrugated packaging business in China and [...]

Central Africa: Sawnwood producers adjust production to current low global demand

West and Central African producers say they will continue to hold down sawnwood production to match the low global demand [...]

Jörgen Lindquist replaces Håkan Svensson as President of Södra Wood

Södra's CFO, Jörgen Lindquist, is to become interim President of the Södra Wood business area after [...]

Legal action against EU member states for EUTR noncompliance

As its latest review on the first two years of EUTR reveals, delays in national implementation of the EUTR, both [...]

Framing lumber prices pick up in U.S.

Amid some mixed sentiment, framing lumber prices increased last week in U.S. Weather clouded the views of traders in [...]

Schweighofer expands production capacity at Kodersdorf sawmill

Holzindustrie Schweighofer wants to expand its production capacity at the German Kodersdorf sawmill after they bought from Klausner back in [...]

Large spruce beetle infestation in B.C.

British Columbia now faces the largest infestation of spruce beetles since the 1980s, in the Price George area, according to [...]
March 14, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Global / North America

Trudeau-Obama meeting to solve lumber trade dispute; trade minister’s opinion

Justin Trudeau’s visit to the Washington helped developing a closer connection in the solving of the ongoing Softwood Lumber [...]
March 14, 2016 Daily News / Lumber / Global / North America