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One Canfor shareholder to oppose takeover offer

One of Canfor Corporation’s shareholders says it will oppose the pending acquisition of the remaining Canfor shares by Great [...]

Homag Group shuts down Hemmoor plant in Germany

Homag Group’s Supervisory Board approved shutting down production at its Hemmoor site, Germany, effective December 31, 2020. Homag has [...]

Free trade agreement with China to facilitate New Zealand timber products exports

The just announced phased reduction of tariffs for wood and paper exports to China will assist, in a long term [...]

Sweden: Unusually large stocks of wood in September

Stocks of softwood, pulpwood and pulp chips have fallen since this summer but are nonetheless unusually large for the season [...]

Nordic sawmill curtailments to continue

Nordic sawmillers have reported weaker results and curtailment of production to manage lower prices, oversupply and weakening demand amid a [...]

China: Price index for imported sawn timber

This price guide contains the most update prices of imported sawn timber at main distribution markets in China.   [...]

Analysis of Vietnam’s wood products industry: opportunities and challenges coexist

As one of the major trade surplus areas in Vietnam, timber, wood products and forest products have gradually developed into [...]

North American softwood lumber prices on the rise

The business of manufacturing and distributing North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber is directly tied to US home building [...]

Downturn in the Swedish forest industry as recession in Europe progresses

    The recession in Europe, in particular, is noticeable in the Swedish forest industry. The sawmills partially [...]

Norbord reports lower revenues due to lower panel prices in Europe, falling N. American OSB prices

Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $33 million in the third quarter of 2019 compared to $36 million in the [...]