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North American softwood lumber prices mostly flat despite skyrocketing U.S. housing starts

New home building in the U.S. skyrocketted by almost 17 per cent last month, however, this is after an [...]

Sweden sends a record batch of softwood lumber to the United States

Last week, the ship MS Saga Faith, loaded with lumber in the amount of more than 65 thousand cubic meters [...]

Global softwood lumber production is forecast to grow by 1.6% in 2020

In reviewing 2019, where Europe is grouped as “one region,” the five largest producers are Europe, the U.S., Canada [...]

Major rise in German softwood lumber exports to China and U.S.

A significant surge in softwood lumber exports from Germany to China has been reported during the nine-month period of [...]

Slight decline in U.S. softwood lumber production for Jan.-Oct. 2019

U.S. sawmills produced 29.909 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 10 months of 2019 [...]

North American softwood lumber production on a downward trend

U.S. sawmills produced 26.616 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first nine months, edging down [...]

New NAFTA deal signed, N. American softwood lumber prices hold steady

A significant uncertainty for North American business owners was resolved today as Canada, the U.S., and Mexico signed the [...]

Russia surpasses Canada and becomes world’s largest softwood lumber exporter in 2019

Russia has surpassed Canada to become the world’s largest exporter of softwood lumber in 2019 and is on track [...]

Downward trend in U.S. softwood lumber production; Canadian output continues falling trend

U.S. sawmills produced 23.737 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first eight months of 2019 [...]

Swedish sawmills export less to Europe; more to Africa, China and US

Swedish sawmills delivered less softwood lumber to European destinations in the first eight months of 2019 (-7%). By contrast, deliveries [...]