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British Columbia’s forestry industry crisis is worsening

British Columbia's forestry industry is going through a deeper crisis, led mostly by high log prices and low timber [...]

China: Prices of main wood commodities in September 2019

This index contains the most update prices of logs and lumbers from the two major timber distribution markets in China [...]

Siempelkamp to deliver new wood-based panel plant to Japan

ENboard Co. Ltd., the new joint venture of the furniture manufacturer Eidai Co., Ltd. and Japan Novopan Industrial Company Ltd [...]

Bright market prospects for the European softwood lumber in Egypt

The EU countries have increased their exports by almost 50% this year, as the country's economy is overall improving [...]

Forecast: China’s 2019 wood imports to stabilize despite a slowing economy and high 2019 domestic stocks

China’s 2019 imports of wood products are projected to stabilize despite a slowing economy and high 2019 domestic stocks [...]

Japanese forestry giants expand in New Zealand as Asian wood demand grows

The growing need in emerging markets for building materials and fuel has spurred Japanese trading houses to expand their forestry [...]

Tolko to curtail BC lumber mill indefinitely; citing high log costs and poor market conditions

Tolko Industries announced that, due to continued high log costs and poor North American market conditions, it will curtail its [...]

Global plywood industry hit by US-China trade war and slowdown of Chinese economy

The global plywood industry is currently affected by the US-China trade war and the slowdown of China's economy [...]

Russian top forestry group executive: Ban on timber exports to China useless

Mikhail Shamorin, president of the Segezha Group, one of Russia's largest forestry industrial enterprises, said that the complete ban [...]