Canada starts case at WTO, unless offered a trade deal; US threatens to seize Canadian goods with Chinese softwood imports

Canada has filed a wide-ranging complaint to the World Trade Organization, explaining how the US applies the punitive tarrifs [...]

Belarus plans to organize 3 wood pellet joint ventures with companies in the EU

Belarus wants to organize three joint ventures with European companies, as to manufacture wood pellets together.     [...]

Wood-based panels exports from Guangdong dropped sharply in 2017

Chinese plywood exports from manufacturers in Guangdong Province fell in the first 11 months of 2017 with the largest drop [...]

Central/West Africa: Weaker demand in EU markets keeps logs prices low

Central and West African producers are expressing confidence that the current price stability and steady order volumes for African species [...]

Swedish sawmills to expand production

Valutec is set to deliver three major TC continuous kilns to Västerbotten county in the norhern parts of Sweden [...]

UK softwood lumber imports from Europe not yet impacted by Brexit

UK's softwood lumber imports from the European Union countries haven't been yet affected by Brexit, as shown in [...]

Valutec to deliver two more continuous kilns to Central Europe

Austria's Hasslacher Norica Timber and Germany's Robeta Holzindustrie have chosen Valutec to deliver two continuous lumber kilns.  [...]

Sweden forests with 120 million m3 more hardwoods than 25 years ago

Hardwood volumes in Southern Sweden have went up by approximately 3 million m3 per year, since 1993, making it 120 [...]

Wooden products exports from Vietnam to top $9 billion this year

Vietnam's forestry products exports are forecast to reach $9 billion this year. The value of wood and wooden products [...]

Enviva buys 500,000 t/y wood pellets production facility from Portuguese company

Navigator, the Portugese forest industrial company, will sell its pellets business, together with the 500,000 t/y pellets production [...]