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Armstrong sold its Wood Flooring segment

Armstrong Flooring announced that it has completed the previously disclosed sale of its Wood Flooring segment to an affiliate of [...]

Global wood pellet trade picked up strongly in 2018 after years of moderate growth

2018 was one of the strongest years for the global wood pellet market in terms of growth and pricing.  [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber down in 2018

Global trade of softwood lumber from January through September 2018 was down 2.5% as compared to the same period [...]

Consequences of the US China trade war on the wood products markets

Since September 24, the US imposed 10% duties on Chinese wood products while China imposed 5 or 10% duties on [...]

Georgia-Pacific breaks ground for planned US$135M lumber facility in Georgia

Georgia‐Pacific this week broke ground for planned US$135M lumber facility in Warrenton, Georgia.     The [...]

Rules for US ash lumber exports to the EU have changed

Starting December 18, 2018 the rules for shipping ash lumber originating from Canada and the United States has changed.  [...]

Chinese wood products companies shift to Vietnam

The tariffs imposed on the imports of Chinese goods to the US have hit the target: to push production out [...]

US lumber prices on a downward trend in December

Trading in framing lumber limped toward the holidays, as buyers kept a low profile. Prices were flat to mixed, but [...]

Global construction growth likely to have reached its peak in 2018

After ten years of growth (2008-2018), the peak has been reached in the global construction growth cycle: 2018 will [...]

Sawlog prices declining around the world in the 3Q/2018

Softwood sawlog prices declined throughout the world in the 3Q/18. Consequently, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 3 [...]