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Demand for American red oak at an all-time high in India

Demand for American red oak in India is at all-time high. It is this increased demand for red oak [...]

John Deere starts to cut jobs as it expects sales of the construction and forestry equipment to drop by 15%

Deere & Co. is laying off 57 workers at its Davenport manufacturing plant, saying reduced building activity is expected to [...]

Russia surpasses Canada and becomes world’s largest softwood lumber exporter in 2019

Russia has surpassed Canada to become the world’s largest exporter of softwood lumber in 2019 and is on track [...]

Sawlog prices falling in most major markets around the world in 3Q/2019

A plentiful supply of logs coupled with declining demand moved sawlog prices downward in most major markets around the world [...]

US wood products industry pleads for relief from impact of trade dispute

US wood products industry groups have seen a dramatic negative impact on business since the start of the trade dispute [...]

U.S. housing starts projected to increase 1.3% annually by 2023

U.S. housing starts are forecast to increase 1.3% annually in unit terms through 2023, according to a new [...]

Wooden buildings could help revitalize the ailing Canadian forest industry

Changes to Canada's national building code could prove promising for an ailing forestry industry. Starting in 2020, the national [...]

U.S. Department of Commerce confirms antidumping circumvention on hardwood plywood from China

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced affirmative final antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) circumvention rulings involving exports [...]