North America

Egypt emerges as key market for American hardwoods

Egypt was a key market for American hardwoods during 2016, with the wood imports to the Arab world's most [...]

Klausner to open second lumber mill in the US in April

    Klausner Lumber Two will open around April 2018, as the company informed the Halifax County Board [...]

Upward price pressure in 2018 on US softwood lumber prices; Imports from Europe to rise

After the currency-driven global lumber price slump in 2015, market demand and prices both started to improve in 2016 [...]

Canadian wood pellet producer Rentech files for bankruptcy

Less than 90 days after Rentech announced it would voluntarily withdraw the company’s common shares from listing on the [...]

Strong lumber demand increases global sawlog prices

Global sawlog prices were reported higher throughout the world in the 3Q/17 and are likely to continue upward into [...]

Södra’s boosts sawn timber exports to the US; forecast to rise 25% in 2018

Södra’s exports of sawn timber to the US have risen over the past four years and a further [...]

Lumber prices in the US affected by severe weather conditions

Despite the severe weather that interfered with the market across the continent, the framing lumber prices opened the year with [...]

John Deere reports booming sales in construction and forestry segment

For the fourth quarter ended October 29, worldwide net sales of John Deere registered a 23 percent rise, to $8 [...]

US imports 71% more softwood lumber from EU countries

The US has imported 71% more softwood lumber from the European Union countries during January-September 2017, as compared to [...]