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N. American wood industry giants announce more production curtailments in response to coronavirus

Wood business companies in North America are responding to the threats of the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a tracking of [...]

Strict lockdown forces Indian wood industry to shut down

    India has taken drastic measures against the spread of the coronavirus entering a strict lockdown. The [...]

Major export markets for Vietnam’s wood products are under lockdown; exports expected to crash

   Vietnam will see significant decline in exports of timber and wooden products in the next three months due [...]

How will the coronavirus pandemic impact the global wood pellet market?

The coronavirus pandemic is likely to cause a global economic depression. Many sectors are being and will continue to be [...]

Top North American lumber producers in 2019: Shady markets cause subdued production

Canadian and U.S. lumber producers faced a tough lumber market that saw more mill curtailments and closures than acquisitions [...]

Western Forest Products temporary curtails its manufacturing facilities in BC

Western Forest Products Inc. announced that effective March 23, 2020 has curtailed its manufacturing facilities currently operating in British Columbia [...]

Forest products companies in some U.S. states allowed to operate under coronavirus lockdown

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Labor have both said the forest products [...]

Canadian Pinnacle doesn’t expect wood pellet demand to be affected by coronavirus

From an economic perspective, Pinnacle does not expect demand for pellets to be impacted as the company has long-term [...]

China opens door to U.S. softwood exporters exemption from import tariffs

   U.S. softwood exporters may soon sell to China duty-free for the first time since August 2018 [...]