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US lumber prices boom tied to pending duties on Canadian exports

The U.S. lumber markets are already seeing some major price volatility, where W-SPF lumber prices soared by a [...]

Canadian lumber exports to China fell 10% in 2016

In 2016, Canada exported a total of 29.2775 million cubic meters of softwood lumber, compared with the 2015 annual [...]

US hardwood exports to China set new record

The period from January-November 2016 showed another record for US hardwood exports to SEA & Greater China, which increased [...]

Softwood lumber price in the US exceeded $400 last week

Framing lumber sales in the US slowed down last week, as compared to the previous week, as buyers stepped back [...]

Russia increased its lumber and plywood exports during 2016

Russia has, once again, increased its lumber and plywood exports during the full year 2016. The volume of Russian lumber [...]

US softwood lumber production up 3.7%

U.S. sawmills produced 30.193 billion board feet (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 11 months of 2016 [...]

Global forest industry results for the fourth quarter of 2016

Global forest industry results in the Q4/2016 are shown below.    Global Timber Markets    [...]

Sawn timber production cuts expected from major Swedish sawmills like Södra and Rörvik in 2017

The sawn timber output  in Sweden is forecast to decrease by an estimated 450,000 m³ per year in 2017 [...]

Japan: Lumber demand and supply forecasts for 2017

The Timber Supply and Demand Conference of Japan, which handles five groups of imported wood products, recently released the data [...]

Prices for lumber in the US went $11 up at the beginning of February

Lumber trading in the US remained constant through the middle of last week, but started to increase on Thursday and [...]