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China: Smooth transition in the particleboard market

The Chinese particleboard market has a smooth transition. Some merchants have reported that the particleboard market has been hit by [...]

British Columbia’s lumber production expected to drop 22% by 2023

By 2023, the B.C. Interior’s harvest will be 20 per cent lower than it was before the mountain [...]

Growth in the production of European wood-based panels

The European wood-based panels industry recorded a growth in production of 1.7% in 2018, with notable gains in [...]

U.S. lumber prices continue to move up, but pace of growth slower

Sales of framing lumber in U.S. geared down, as buyers had covered many of their needs prior to the [...]

China drastically reduces imports of Russian logs and switches to lumber

In January-May, log imports to China from Russia declined 26.2% y-o-y to 3.6 million m3 [...]

Vietnam’s wood products to expand on the EU market due to free trade deal

Vietnam and the European Union (EU) last week signed a landmark free trade deal that will slash tariffs on almost [...]

US wood industry counts cost of trade dispute with China

The US trade and tariff war with China that has been reignited in recent weeks is directly impacting American log [...]