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Archives: May 2021

North American lumber price hike eases

North American umber prices fell for the fifth consecutive day on Friday, May 14.    After soaring [...]

Weyerhaeuser to invest $157 million in sawmill upgrade

Weyerhaeuser will invest $157 million in a multi-year, two-phase project to upgrade equipment and modernize its sawmill in [...]

US trade chief pressured to lift duties on Canadian lumber

As U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai prepares to meet her Canadian and Mexican counterparts on Monday to review progress [...]

Russia confirms log exports ban starting 2022

The Russian government is not considering lifting the ban on the export of logs, which will enter into force in [...]

European Commission sets provisional anti-dumping duties on Russian birch plywood

Back in October 2020, The European Union launched an anti-dumping procedure for the import of birch plywood from Russia [...]

Egypt’s wood import market: Scarce supply, insane price increases

Temporary imports glut. This is the accurate description of the situation in Egypt, where the late arrival of wood to [...]

The recovery of lumber production capacity in N. America is not as easy as imagined

Although the price of lumber rose sharply during this period, Canadian production capacity did not increase significantly.    [...]

Germany: Incalculable sawn timber price increases

In addition to the negative effects of the coronavirus crisis, the current situation on the German wood market is putting [...]

Imbalance between strong demand, poor supply in China favors New Zealand log exporters

While most industry insiders were expecting flat or slightly export prices for May, New Zealand log export prices rose at [...]