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US lumber prices back to growth despite low housing starts

North American lumber prices have bounced back but how long will this last? A look at the latest US housing [...]

Vietnam forestry products exports up 18.1% in the first nine months of 2019

Forestry exports were estimated to exceed 7.93 billion USD in the first 9 months of 2019, up 18.1 [...]

ENplus opens revision process

With recent studies highlighting the rapid expansion of the wood pellet market with a global production increase of 11 percent [...]

Brazil’s forest sector will invest USD 7.84 billion in additional production capacity by 2023

Investments in pulp, soluble cellulose, paper and wood panels - the sector represented by the Brazilian Tree Industry Asociation (Ibá) -are [...]

Czech forest owners face losses of US$ 1.70 billion due to the bark beetle infestation

Czech forest owners face 40 billion crowns ($1.70 billion) of damage this year from an escalating spread of bark [...]

Norbord to reduce OSB production due to lower demand

Since September 5th Norbord has reduced production at Line 1 of its Cordele, Georgia OSB mill.     [...]

Indonesian timber and furniture industry seeks to take advantage of the US-China trade war

The Indonesian government is mulling over banking on its timber and furniture industry to seize the momentum amid the ongoing [...]

India: Greenlam further boosts capacity for laminates

With this expansion, the company will be manufacturing an additional 1.6 million laminates sheets per annum up to a [...]

Australia’s woodchip industry hit by US-China trade war as shipments cancelled

Australia's $1.4-billion plantation woodchip industry has been dragged into the US-China trade war, with a number [...]