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A new Canadian lumber giant emerges with 6 mills acquisition

GreenFirst Forest Products has closed on the previously announced acquisition of Rayonier Advanced Materials for $235 million. Rayonier operated six [...]

Is the rollercoaster ride for lumber prices in N. America over?

The first half of 2021 was characterised by strong rallies across much of the commodities complex, with everything from oil [...]

North American lumber prices rise yet more as demand returns

Customers who had been waiting on the sidelines since spring to see how far down lumber prices would go returned [...]

China: Current trends in imports and prices of softwood lumber

China's imports of softwood lumber from Russia from January to July decreased by 19% year-on-year, a fall [...]

Lumber prices have fallen in US; what happens in Europe?

Lumber prices in the U.S. are plummeting and nearing pre-COVID figures while pulling global prices down with them [...]

West Fraser announced output reductions at lumber and panel mills during Q3

Due to wildfires in British Columbia, slowing orders for forest products, constraints on the availability of resins used in the [...]

N. American lumber price finally starts to turn a corner

Recent lumber spike in North America highlights potential for a bullish resurgence, with seasonality pointing towards a strong Q4.  [...]

US lumber jumps on delivery concerns after Hurricane Ida, cutback at mills

U.S. lumber futures jumped almost 8% to the exchange-imposed limit on concern that damage from Hurricane Ida will [...]