Arauco construction of Grayling particleboard plant underway; operational in 2018

Arauco conducted on April 12th the ground-breaking ceremonies for its new, state-of-the-art, USD 400 million particleboard [...]

China: Substantial growth in 2016 sawnwood imports; prices down by 10%

Data from China’s Customs shows there was substantial growth in sawnwood imports in 2016. China’s 2016 sawnwood imports [...]

Bergs Timber acquires Myresjö sawmill from Rorvik Timber

Bergs Timber announced that it will acquire Myresjö sawmill from Rorvik Timber. Based in Mörlunda, the Rorvik will use [...]

The US government will release Canadian softwood duties decision on April 25th

The U.S. Commerce Department announced on the 13th of April that it will announce on the 25th of April [...]

Switzerland: Wood pellet prices in April 2017

The average price for pellets in Switzerland decreased year-on-year in April 2017, by 1.19% and reached 373 [...]

US lumber prices rise sharply despite sales slowing down

Framing lumber sales have slowed down, as secondaries focused on selling from their own inventories and dealers struggled to absorb [...]

Russia: UstyeLes expands plywood production

UstyeLes completed the second phase of investment project at its plywood production mill in the city of Sokol in the [...]

China: Logs & lumber prices from Guangdong Yuzhu timber market

This index contains the most update prices of logs and lumber from the Guangdong Yuzhu Timber Market:    [...]

B.C. to invest in opening new lumber markets as U.S. softwood battle heats up

The government in British Columbia will invest $7.7 million as to promote West Coast lumber in markets around the [...]

France: Hardwood trade affected by rising ocean freight costs to Asia

French hardwood trade was mixed during the Q2 of 2017. The French oak keeps on increasing and there is no [...]