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New Zealand’s lockdown forces forest products industry to shut down

As the New Zealand's lockdown will come into effect Wednesday, March 25 NZ's forestry, wood processing and manufacturing [...]

How will the coronavirus pandemic impact the global wood pellet market?

The coronavirus pandemic is likely to cause a global economic depression. Many sectors are being and will continue to be [...]

Forest products companies in some U.S. states allowed to operate under coronavirus lockdown

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Labor have both said the forest products [...]

Wood products industry declared ‘essential’ by US government

   The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Thursday (March 19, 2020) identified the wood products industry as [...]

Finland’s forest industry struggles with the bark beetle effects, mild winters and coronavirus

   At the moment, forest prospects are obscured by unpredictable factors that are completely independent of the Finnish forest [...]

Rising timber prices across China

   Timber prices are rising across all major timber markets in China,  as wood trade hasn't been able [...]

West Fraser to cut lumber production in response to coronavirus pandemic

   West Fraser is reducing lumber production at its western Canadian sawmills and temporarily suspending plywood production in Quesnel [...]

Coronavirus and impact on world forest products trade

   As the world grapples with a widening impact and unexpected global consequences of the coronavirus, both stock markets [...]

Malaysia to close pellet factories amid coronavirus lockdown

   Malaysia's wood pellet factories will close until 31 March to comply with a 14-day lockdown in [...]

Interfor to cut production by 60% with curtailments at all sawmills due to coronavirus

   Interfor Corporation will implement a number of initiatives in order to adjust its business to operating conditions being [...]