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Canfor continues expansion in Europe: subsidiary makes sawmill acquisitions

Canfor Corporation reported that its 70%-owned subsidiary, Vida Group, has entered into an agreement to purchase three sawmills in [...]

China says pests found in Canadian exports of logs, asks for investigation

    China's foreign ministry has asked Canada to investigate pests found in shipments of logs, spokesman [...]

US softwood lumber prices stabilize; inventories weak

After a wild ride down then up over the past few months, most standard construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices [...]

Lack of demand in China causes sharp fall in NZ’s radiata pine logs prices

In May, due to concerns about the global supply of logs and sawn timber, the CFR price of first-grade [...]

Poland: a growing market for pellets

The Polish wood pellet industry is focused on growing exports to Italy, Germany, and Denmark, as well as increasing domestic [...]

UK tropical wood trade succumbs to pandemic impact

The value of UK imports of tropical wood products was US$360 million in the first four months of 2020 [...]

Challenges, but some cautious optimism in UK hardwood market

Insights into the status of the UK sawn hardwood market came from a webinar organised by the London Hardwood Club [...]

South American log supply to China has restarted

According to GWMI sources, the supply of logs in South America to China has recently restarted.     [...]

China’s European spruce supply disrupted by container shortage

China will receive more and more spruce from European forests, which are currently destroyed by storms and bark beetles.  [...]

Hardwood industry to propose COVID-19 relief policies to U.S. Senate

  The Hardwood Federation has proposed several policies to the U.S. Senate regarding hardwood workers and companies hurt [...]