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NAFTA says U.S. can‘t show harm from Canadian softwood industry

A joint NAFTA panel has given the United States three months to rethink its tariffs on imported Canadian softwood lumber [...]

Shortage of log supply in China, demand starts to rise sharply

The price for an A grade log in the China log market has risen to 124 per JASm3. There is [...]

Asian pulp and paper markets slow down as global economy cools

From January to August 2019, production of paper products and pulp recorded mixed trends across selected markets. Whereas production increased [...]

BC forest companies find business opportunities in China and Japan

B.C.’s forests minister Doug Donaldson and 35 senior executives from B.C. forest companies and associations wrapped up [...]

Germany: Rising pellet prices this month

The price of wood pellets in Germany rose by 2.8% in November as compared to the previous month. The [...]

Winners and losers of Trump tariff war over lumber

    Which countries are most affected by the current timber trade war (2016-2018) and how the [...]

Pace of growth in EU tropical timber imports slows in the third quarter

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first nine of months of 2019 than [...]

China: Many timber processing plants in Guangdong cease production

Many timber processing plants in Guangdong Province have stopped or limited their production recently due to local environment protection policy [...]

ISC 2019 story 3: China-Engine of the worldwide timber industry starts to give signs of failure

Between 16 and 18 October 2019 the 67th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held in Antwerp in the [...]