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Archives: March 2018

New Zealand’s logs exports to China over 1 million m3 in January

New Zealand exported more than one million cubic metres of softwood logs in January, only the second time in the [...]

Canada tries to persuade WTO to step in the softwood lumber trade dispute with the US

Canada wants to persuade the World Trade Organization (WTO) to set up an adjudication panel for the judgment of the [...]

Softwood lumber consumption in the US forecast to reach record-highs by 2030

US consumption of softwood lumber is likely to reach record-highs by 2030, resulting in export opportunities for sawmills in [...]

Russia might start forest products exports to UAE

During the Dubai WoodShow (12-14 March 2018), Russian enterprises presented their products at a joint stand, organized by Russian [...]

Holzindustrie Schweighofer sells all its Romanian forest investment to Swedish GreenGold Group

Holzindustrie Schweighofer decided to sell its wholly-owned subsidiary Cascade Empire s.r.l. (Cascade Empire) as well as its [...]

Softwood lumber global demand reached record-high in 2017

Global trade of softwood lumber reached a record-high in 2017, as demand for wood continued to increase in the [...]

Lumber prices in the US on steep decline

Lumber sales trends in the US pointed decidedly downward during last week, with cuts deepening in most dry species and [...]

Charles Ingram Lumber invests $33 million in sawmill expansion in the US

Charles Ingram Lumber Co., a family-owned sawmill located in Effingham, S.C., is expanding its existing operations. With $33 [...]

EU plywood prices on the rise, due to increased demand and limited supply

Plywood prices are rising sharply in the EU on the back of buoyant demand across the region and supply issues [...]

Finnish and Swedish wood giants at risk due to melting ices in the Arctic region

The forest floors below the Arctic circle are starting to melt, as the unusually mild winters are turning once icy [...]