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New import rules for US hardwood logs in EU

The new EU implementing directive 2019/523 of 21 March 2019 (available on request) concerns the protection measures against the [...]

The 10 most important factors affecting the Chinese timber market today

China’s economic downturn is impacting sales of wood products and under present market conditions there is growing over-capacity [...]

Value of British Columbia’s softwood lumber shipments to US in H1 plunges 25%

The value of B.C. softwood shipments into the United States has plunged 25 per cent as American duties and [...]

Sweden: Derome to acquire construction trade Woody Anderstorp

Derome, Sweden’s largest family owned wood industry focused company, acquires Woody Anderstorp and joins the construction trade on January [...]

Conifex expects further reduction in lumber shipments

Conifex Timber Inc. reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.  The company incurred net loss [...]

Finnish sawmilling group Polkky to build 100,000 m3/year planing mill

Pölkky Oy has announced the construction of a new planing mill in Taivalkoski, Finland. The new facility will have [...]

China: Reduced panel production causes prices to rise

In order to improve air quality and the environment producers of woodbased panels in many cities in Shandong province will [...]

US hardwood industry sees opportunities in the Indian market

The market for American hardwoods in India is on its way to fulfil its true potential over the course of [...]

Conifex to indefinitely curtail its El Dorado sawmill; citing low lumber prices

  Conifex Timber Inc. announced that it is indefinitely curtailing operations at its El Dorado sawmill.   The curtailment is [...]