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Interfor to sell its Gilchrist sawmill

Interfor announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its specialty sawmill located in Gilchrist, Oregon to Neiman Enterprises [...]

North American lumber market called ‘unprecedented’

The North American lumber industry is having its craziest year in memory -- and that was before the wildfires.   [...]

China imports less softwood logs – but more from Europe

China imported a total of 12% less softwood logs up to the beginning of August, but 117% more timber came [...]

US lumber prices expected to fall with autumn’s approach

Lumber prices notched a record on Thursday but are likely to fall back to earth.    September [...]

Impact of Covid 19 on US’ forest supply chain

The global forest products industry has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck at the beginning of 2020 [...]

China: Prices of imported lumber in September 2020

The tables above contain the latest price data of different imported lumber assortments at several Chinese markets.    [...]

EGGER marks key production milestone at new manufacturing plant in Lexington

EGGER announced it has laminated its first particleboard panel at its new manufacturing facility in Lexington, North Carolina.    [...]

Current trends in the global softwood lumber markets

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its bad consequences on trade, there are more positive signals to notice in the [...]

Sawlog prices down globally in Q2/2020

Sawlog prices fell in most of the major regions of the world in the 2Q/20. A strengthening US dollar [...]

Initial reports indicate heavy timber damage in Louisiana and Texas from Hurricane Laura

Early reports from Louisiana in areas battered by Hurricane Laura are indicating that forestland losses will be extensive. There are [...]