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China: Sharp fall in imports of hardwood lumber balanced more softwood lumber imports

In the first half of 2019, the total import of logs and lumber totaled 485.394 million cubic meters, amounting [...]

Stora Enso to temporarily suspend operations at Uimaharju Sawmill due to oversupply

    Finnish-Swedish forest industry giant Stora Enso will suspend operations for more than two months at [...]

Enviva to build a 700,000 t/yr wood pellet plant in Alabama

Enviva, the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, is to build a new production plant in Alabama, US. The [...]

US lumber prices back to growth despite low housing starts

North American lumber prices have bounced back but how long will this last? A look at the latest US housing [...]

Vietnam forestry products exports up 18.1% in the first nine months of 2019

Forestry exports were estimated to exceed 7.93 billion USD in the first 9 months of 2019, up 18.1 [...]

ENplus opens revision process

With recent studies highlighting the rapid expansion of the wood pellet market with a global production increase of 11 percent [...]

Brazil’s forest sector will invest USD 7.84 billion in additional production capacity by 2023

Investments in pulp, soluble cellulose, paper and wood panels - the sector represented by the Brazilian Tree Industry Asociation (Ibá) -are [...]

Czech forest owners face losses of US$ 1.70 billion due to the bark beetle infestation

Czech forest owners face 40 billion crowns ($1.70 billion) of damage this year from an escalating spread of bark [...]

Norbord to reduce OSB production due to lower demand

Since September 5th Norbord has reduced production at Line 1 of its Cordele, Georgia OSB mill.     [...]

Indonesian timber and furniture industry seeks to take advantage of the US-China trade war

The Indonesian government is mulling over banking on its timber and furniture industry to seize the momentum amid the ongoing [...]