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Largest US hardwood supplier to close a sawmill due to trade war with China

The largest North American hardwood supplier will close one of its Washington sawmills because of the U.S.-China trade [...]

European softwood logs exports to China triple as the bark beetle infestation ravages forests

As the bark beetle infestation ravages European forests and consequently the supply of logs has increased sharply, exports are exponentially [...]

Timber skyscrapers hold the key to green cities, says top Japan architect

Recent studies have shown the environmental benefits of timber residential developments and in future wooden skyscrapers could hold the key [...]

China: Particleboard and MDF market recovering in September

With the arrival of the peak season, China's particleboard market in September has slightly accelerated, and the business pressure [...]

China: Top wood-based panel producing companies

With a total production of 1,490,000 m3/year, Jilin Sen Workers' Forming Group Co., Ltd., is China's [...]

US-China trade war hits the French oak market: prices for logs at auctions down sharply this year

The euphoria that characterized France's oak market in 2017-2018 is now about to end. This is one of [...]

Weak market for Finnish pine in China

The recent performance of the Finnish pine market is unremarkable and the market is weak.    Some [...]

China: Sharp drop in import prices of softwood logs

China’s log imports in the first half of 2019 totalled 29.56 million cubic metres valued at US$5 [...]