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Global lumber producers see surprising improvement in profitability in early 2020

The US South and British Columbia have historically been the lowest-cost lumber-producing regions of North America. However, in [...]

Chinese lumber imports from the Nordic countries expected to exceed those from Canada

In early 2020, due to oversupply, the declining prices made European lumber producers more globally competitive. In March this year [...]

Conifex announces further extension of COVID-19 curtailment

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to negatively impact global demand for forest products, Conifex Timber Inc., has announced that [...]

Canadian lumber giants’ shares see spectacular rise on strong demand and prices

   Canadian lumber producers' shares soar on strong demand, prices, fueled by better-than-expected US housing market indicators [...]

German sawmill industry exports hit with full force by the pandemic; upcoming period still uncertain

   The coronavirus pandemic severely hit the German sawmill and timber industry, especially export oriented companies, leading to production [...]

West Fraser substantially resumed lumber and plywood production in May

During May West Fraser has substantially resumed lumber and plywood production with only a few facilities operating at less than [...]

The coronavirus has not stopped the global trade of forest products

The coronavirus pandemic has negatively impacted the supply chains for numerous industry sectors worldwide the past few months.   [...]

Russian lumber, roundwood exports decline sharply in Q1/2020

In January-March 2020, Russian lumber suppliers reduced exports by 7.7%. The export volume amounted to 4.1 million [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices jumped once again last week

A lot of regular life activities remain unknown as various jurisdictions “open up” from the Covid19 isolation and quarantine. Regardless [...]

Oak prices in France under pressure

  After 4 weeks of interruption, sales resumed in April in France's public forests. Because of the lockdown [...]