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Russian softwood and hardwood sawn timber exports rising rapidly

The export value of Russian softwood sawn timber in 2018 was about $92 million, an increase of nearly 38% compared [...]

Corruption scandal hits hard Gabon’s timber industry

Tropical timber is piling up at Gabon's main port as the country's logging industry reels from a corruption [...]

Enviva starts pellet production at new Hamlet plant

A few days ago, the US pellet producer Enviva Partners started pellet production in the newly built 600,000 t [...]

China: Smooth transition in the particleboard market

The Chinese particleboard market has a smooth transition. Some merchants have reported that the particleboard market has been hit by [...]

China is still a crucial market for the US hardwood industry

The market value for the U.S. hardwood lumber exports has fallen from $2.1 billion in 2017 to $1 [...]

British Columbia’s lumber production expected to drop 22% by 2023

By 2023, the B.C. Interior’s harvest will be 20 per cent lower than it was before the mountain [...]

Growth in the production of European wood-based panels

The European wood-based panels industry recorded a growth in production of 1.7% in 2018, with notable gains in [...]

U.S. lumber prices continue to move up, but pace of growth slower

Sales of framing lumber in U.S. geared down, as buyers had covered many of their needs prior to the [...]