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Lumber prices in the US keep on going down through the end of September

Prices of framing lumber in the US continued to drop last week, although lower prices generated more volume for some [...]

American hardwood exports to China grow considerably in H1/2018 despite trade war concerns

The exports of American hardwood to South-East Asia and China recorded gains in the first half of 2018 in [...]

Forecast: Global wood pellet market to continue sharp growth in the next 10 years

The global wood pellet market is projected to expand at a healthy CAGR of 8.7% during 2018-2028 in [...]

Chinese producers get ready to beat US tariffs by rerouting goods

As the trade war between China and the U.S. festers, business leaders and analysts say Chinese producers are likely [...]

Biewer to boost lumber production at its Newton sawmill

Biewer Sawmill – Newton, LLC. announced the expansion of their state-of-the-art sawmill facility located in Newton, Mississippi.   [...]

US lumber market shows its volatility in 2018 as prices crash in September

Deep cuts in prices of framing lumber persisted through a second straight week, leaving traders stunned at the volatility of [...]

Louisiana-Pacific shuts down North Carolina mill due to Hurricane Florence

Louisiana-Pacific (LP) announced that due to Hurricane Florence, its Wilmington, N.C. engineered wood operations have been temporarily shut [...]

Shares in Canadian lumber companies fall on negative expectations for the US housing market

Shares in several major Canadian forestry companies closed down Wednesday after an analyst downgrade and lower-than-expected building permits [...]

Vietnam’s wood industry to benefit from US-China trade war

The trade war between the U.S. and China officially started on 6 July after the U.S. started imposing [...]