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US hardwood exports to China reach record levels in 2016

US hardwood exports to the Sea and Greater China got to record levels for full year 2016, at $1.93 [...]

Chinese wood products shipment to US fails quarantine regulations because of crating

According to Ningbo Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau in Zhejiang Province, both the volume and value of wood products [...]

EPA postpones formaldehyde regulation

EPA has recently issued a notice specifying its intention to delay the effective date of five EPA regulations, including the [...]

US demand for all major tropical sawnwood species increased

Balsa, sapelli and ipe imports up in January US imports of all sawn hardwood increased by 21% from December 2016 [...]

The auctions for the selling of US former German Pellets plants have been delayed, Drax says

Drax has been notified that the sellers of Texas Pellets and Louisiana Pellets have delayed the processes for the sale [...]

Lumber prices in the US fell $6 at the middle of March

Framing lumber trade has become more active starting Wednesday last week, putting an end on drifting prices in most species [...]

Arauco North America appoints Al Murray as U.S. National Sales Manager

Arauco North America promoted Al Murray to U.S. National Sales Manager, MDF. The move comes in the run-up [...]

US housing starts rise more than expected in February

US housing starts went up by 3%  to an annual rate of 1.288 million in February after slumping by [...]

Southern US wood products industry affected by pine beetle infestation

The southern pine beetle is an extremely threat for the wood products industry in the southeastern US. This might also [...]

Rising softwood lumber prices affect US home buyers

The composite price of framing lumber used in house construction increased by 15% in the first three weeks of February [...]