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Austria: Softwood lumber prices stable in May

In May, the prices of softwood lumber in Austria are largely stable as compared to April. The prices either are [...]

Brazilian wood-based products exports up 30%

In April 2018, the value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 30% compared to [...]

Canada will impose tariffs on US plywood imports

Canada has recently announced it would impose tariffs on plywood and other products imported from the US.     [...]

China’s booming demand for France’s oak logs puts French sawmills in jeopardy

      China's increased demand for wood has made the oak logs exports from France [...]

Central/West Africa: Steady demand will translate into better logs & sawnwood prices

Producers in Central and West Africa announced that the stable market situation reported last month is being maintained and they [...]

Södra’s interior wood operations will be sold to Sörnsen Holzleisten

Södra announced that the interior wood operations in Kallinge and Umeå will be sold to Sörnsen Holzleisten.  [...]

Mercer to expand former Klausner sawmill in Friesau; lumber production to reach 1.8 million m3/yr

Mercer International Inc. has determined to proceed with a Phase II expansion and optimization project at its Friesau sawmill in [...]

Overview of trends in the U.S. particleboard market

The U.S. particleboard market totalled 22.8M cubic metres in 2017, 4.6M cubic metres (or 17%) less than [...]

Cameroonian government commission to investigate Douala port operations

The Cameroon government has appointed a new Commission to investigate the failed operations at Douala Port.     [...]

Canfor invests $40 million in upgrading South US sawmill

Canfor Southern Pine, a leading integrated forest products company, has announced it will upgrade its existing sawmill near Camden in [...]