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Uncertain market conditions continue to affect Setra’s earnings

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 95 (287) million for the period January–September [...]

B.C. lumber producers have permanently closed mills accounting for 18% of the province’s capacity

Financial analysts say Canadian production cutbacks and a consumer-driven recovery in housing starts in the U.S. could mean [...]

China: Prices of imported lumber in January 2019

The table above contain the latest price data of different imported lumber assortments at several Chinese markets.    [...]

Martinsons to increase lumber production capacity by 550,000 m3/year

The Swedish sawmill and building materials manufacturer Martinsons aims to increase the production capacity of its sawmills by 550,000 [...]

European bark beetle crisis could have far-reaching implications in global lumber markets

A new wildcard in the global supply of lumber, as well as log exports, is the rapid expansion of the [...]

Is 2020 going to be as horrible as 2019 for B.C. sawmills?

For B.C. sawmills and loggers, 2019 was an annus horribilis that they can only hope is not repeated in [...]

Forecast: Global lumber demand trends in 2020

Many in the industry will not remember 2019 positively. Simply put, most global markets were awash in wood, and all [...]

Romania’s Government considers banning wood exports outside the EU

More than half of Romania’s wood exports go outside the European Union (EU), official statistics show. Romanian timber and [...]

Holzindustrie Schweighofer becomes HS Timber Group

The Holzindustrie Schweighofer Group is getting a new name and look with a soft relaunch of its brand appearance: the [...]