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Vietnam’s wood products temporarily free from US tariffs

There has been no punitive tariff on Vietnamese wood product export to the US after the US Trade Representative (USTR [...]

Russian Sistema preparing Segezha forestry group for potential IPO this year

Russian conglomerate Sistema on Monday said it is preparing its forestry business Segezha Group for a potential initial public offering [...]

Brazil not dumping wood mouldings in US but shippers in China face problems

On December 29, the Department of Commerce announced its final antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) determinations on wood [...]

IKEA’s parent company buys forestland in US

Ingka Group, the parent company of IKEA, has announced it has acquired forestland property in the U.S. from The [...]

Wooden pallets have trouble entering the UK

With the Brexit, the regulations for the transport of goods to and from Great Britain also changed on 01.01 [...]

Global sawlog prices on the rise due to steady recovery in log trade

Global log trade made a comeback in the third quarter of the year following two quarters of weak performances. Most [...]

Biewer Lumber announces plans for second sawmill in Mississippi

Michigan-based Biewer Lumber will invest $130 million in a new Mississippi sawmill, creating 150 jobs.  The family [...]

Canadian lumber and plywood giant acquired by American company

Although the United States has reduced the tariffs levied on Canadian lumber due to the WTO's rule, Canadian lumber [...]

Austria: Rising sawlog prices as sawmill industry runs at full speed

The current sales opportunities for Austrian sawn and laminated timber products on the global markets are optimal in January. Prices [...]

EU tropical timber trade faces double dip recession

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.48 [...]