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More US hardwood likely to be diverted to Europe

The on-going trade dispute between the US and China may lead to an increase in tariffs on US hardwood [...]

Sharp rise in US lumber prices

January closed with a bang as supply-side concerns ignited a rally that pushed many US framing lumber prices up [...]

Conifex curtails another sawmill due to high log costs and tough lumber market conditions

Conifex Timber Inc.announced that it is temporarily curtailing sawmill operations at its Fort St. James, British Columbia sawmill for [...]

Swedish dockers’ strike affects lumber exports, as ports shut down

Lumber exporters in Sweden were hit by a strike of over 1,000 dockers across eight ports in the country [...]

Lumber prices in the US pick up through the end of January

Wintry weather held back trading in some lumber markets in the US, but sellers of framing lumber turned in their [...]

2018 was a bad year for Scandinavian sawmills’ softwood lumber exports to China

  After years of steady growth, the European softwood lumber exports to China had a bad year in 2018 [...]

Prices of softwood lumber in Austria stable in December

Prices of softwood lumber in Austria were at a stable level in December 2018. Only the price of reserve square [...]

Global lumber market affected by slowing Chinese economy and trade disputes

As a result of the Chinese economy going down and the trade disputes the country has with the U.S [...]

Lumber prices in the US pick up in mid-January

Trading in dry framing lumber picked up amid more curtailment news in British Columbia, and a sense that downside risk [...]

Trump administration’s lumber tariffs forces Canadian producers to idle sawmills

U.S. lumber prices reached record prices during the first half of 2018, but have come to plunge 47% starting [...]