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WTO largely backs Canada in lumber complaint against U.S. tariffs

On Monday, August 24th, 2020, a three-person panel of the World Trade Organization (WTO) released its latest report finding [...]

Austrian Binderholz Group wins auction of Klausner Lumber One; enters US market

In a virtual auction held on Friday, August 21st, 2020, The Austrian binderholz Group, was able to purchase and secure [...]

Covid-19 significantly impacts Indian imports of logs

India continues to face Covid-19 issues and is currently a much smaller market for logs than previously.   [...]

Binderholz increases the offer for Klausner Lumber One

The Austrian Binderholz Group has submitted an offer for US $ 30 million plus liabilities via Timber One Acquisition Holdings for [...]

Mercer offers US$ 26 million opening bid for Klausner Lumber One

Mercer International has offered a $26 million stalking horse bid for bankrupt lumber producer Klausner Lumber One LLC’s assets [...]

New record wood product prices boost shares for Canadian lumber producers

New record high prices for lumber and wood panel products thanks to continuing robust demand from renovation and new home [...]

Softwood lumber prices continue to rise further as North American housing starts break records

Softwood lumber prices just kept climbing last week as Canadian housing starts and home prices for July broke records. US [...]

Australia’s softwood logs export hits record in June as Chinese demand is very active

Australia’s softwood log exports exploded to a new monthly record in June, with total exports reaching a massive 590 [...]

Europe lumber suppliers to US benefit from record prices

The prices of exported lumber from Europe to the United States has doubled for European suppliers since mid-April. With [...]

Germany deploys army in forests in the fight against the bark beetle

In the Land of Rhineland-Palatinate, the German army has been deployed to fight against bark beetles. In the neighboring [...]