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US softwood lumber prices flat, as trade stalls

Framing lumber prices were flat to mildly mixed amid measured follow-through from last week’s more active finish in [...]

North American lumber production on a downward trend; Canadian output drops by 10%

U.S. sawmills produced 14.647 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first five months of 2019 [...]

15% rise in prices for hardwood chips exported from Latin America

Tight supply of hardwood fiber in the Pacific Rim have pushed prices for Latin American hardwood chips upward during the [...]

Prices for Vietnamese wood pellets falling sharply

As demand in South Korea is slowing down, Vietnamese wood pellets prices are falling relative to the rise seen this [...]

Major boom in prefabricated wooden houses in Czechia

The market with prefabricated wooden houses in the Czech Republic is experiencing a major boom. While ten years ago, there [...]

US antidumping rates to rise significantly for Chinese wood flooring imports

The antidumping rates for Chinese engineered wood flooring imports have increased significantly for nearly all Chinese producers, who were previously [...]

Norbord’s Q2/2019 results negatively impacted by lower OSB prices

Norbord Inc., the world’s largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB), reported Adjusted EBITDA of USD 36 million in [...]

Cheaper roundwood in Estonia

At a price of EUR 73.84/m3 and EUR 76.54/m3 respectively, pine and spruce sawlogs have decreased [...]

EU imports of tropical sawn hardwood up 14%

Total EU tropical sawn wood imports for January to May were ahead 13.9% on the 2018 figure at 405 [...]

Trump to set 10% tariff on remaining Chinese products

The stock market sold off last week after President Donald Trump tweeted more tariffs are coming in September on the [...]