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China hits back with duties on US starting September 24; list of wood products updated

In response to US measures, China will overtax products imported from that country. The Chinese Government Customs Tariff Commission has [...]

Lumber prices in the US fell during September

As the post-holiday week affected negatively the lumber trade in the US, deep discounting re-emerged in prices last [...]

U.S. softwood lumber production rises while Canadian output drops in H1/2018

U.S. sawmills produced 17.758 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first half of 2018, an [...]

Boise Cascade sells two lumber mills and particleboard operations in Northeast Oregon

Boise Cascade has entered into an agreement with Woodgrain Millwork to sell its northeast Oregon lumber mills in Pilot Rock [...]

Stable lumber prices in the US

US framing lumber traders who had anticipated a stronger pace of sales coming out of the Labor Day holiday were [...]

Canadian Pinnacle buys large stake in Alabama wood pellet plant

Canadian industrial wood pellet manufacturer Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc announced last week it has agreed to buy a 70% stake [...]

North American logs exported to China more expensive by 30%

Traders in China are complaining that the landed cost of imported North American logs has jumped by around 30% as [...]

US 25% tariffs on Chinese wood products imports could enter into effect this week

The deadline for public consultation on President Donald Trump’s plan for tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports [...]

US lumber prices continued to rise last week

Amid a mix of expectations coming into the week, only those at the low end of the spectrum were met [...]

Turkey to impose additional tariffs on imports of wood products from US

With its publication in the Official Journal on 15 August, Turkey imposed additional duties on US imports.    [...]