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North American lumber prices moderate as market adjusts

The recent changes, disruption if you will, to the supply-demand balance of North American construction framing softwood lumber and [...]

80% of EU and US timber importers from Vietnam canceled their orders

As much as 80 per cent of timber buyers from the U.S. and EU have delayed or cancelled their [...]

BC lumber exports fall 21% in Jan.-Feb. 2020

New figures from the provincial government show a sharp decline in commodity exports because of the coronavirus.    [...]

Bankruptcy proceedings for Austrian Klausner’s sawmill operations in US

Austrian company Klausner, which began operation in US back in 2015 has filed for insolvency.    Bankruptcy [...]

Coronavirus: Poor global supply causes rising timber import prices in China by 30%

In the recent period, coronavirus pandemic has reduced logging in many countries, overseas container costs and sea freight prices have [...]

Drastic fall in North American softwood lumber prices; demand not abated

North American softwood lumber sawmills sold wood at a wide range of prices last week, as some refused to go [...]

Canfor to curtail lumber production by an additional 100 mmbf

Canfor Corporation is undertaking additional temporary reductions in production capacity due to the impact of COVID-19 on the price [...]

Pandemic effects on the global trade of wood products likely to last until 2021

Pandemic effects will be delayed for forest products industries and recovery slower, particularly for landowners who will likely see very [...]