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Global softwood lumber trade impacted by slowing demand in China and dropping US prices

Declining trade of softwood lumber, plummeting lumber prices in the US and slowing wood demand in China were some of [...]

Mixed lumber price trends in the US

The first full workweek of the year generated more inquiries and sales of framing lumber in the US, but traders [...]

Forecast: North American lumber market expected to grow in 2019; prices to rise

Growth in U.S. domestic softwood lumber consumption is expected to continue next year and well into 2020 as the [...]

Lumber industry in British Columbia is optimistic about growth in exports to China

British Columbia lumber producers are getting ready for a rough 2019, considering the concerns over Canada-China trade, the US [...]

Brazil: Booming lumber exports boost domestic sawlog prices

Sawlog prices have increased in the local currency in Brazil in 2018 thanks to higher demand for lumber from the [...]

2019 global lumber market outlook

After surviving a global slowdown in 2015, world lumber markets became favourable as a general trend of rising prices took [...]

US lumber prices continue to fall at the beginning of the year

US traders welcomed a new year, but failed to discern a clear direction for the market amid the holiday-shortened [...]

Austrian sawmill industry hits record in 2018; expected to lose momentum in 2019

Wood processing in Austria has benefitted from the vibrant construction economy at home and abroad for more than 3 years [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber down in 2018

Global trade of softwood lumber from January through September 2018 was down 2.5% as compared to the same period [...]

Rules for US ash lumber exports to the EU have changed

Starting December 18, 2018 the rules for shipping ash lumber originating from Canada and the United States has changed.  [...]