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Top global softwood lumber producers in 2018

As it has since 2007, West Fraser is the world’s largest softwood lumber producer: in 2018, the company produced [...]

WTO partially rules in favor of Canada in the softwood lumber dispute with US

The World Trade Organization partially sided with Canada Tuesday in a dispute over US anti-dumping duties on lumber imports [...]

Boom in Russian softwood lumber train deliveries to China supported by the Belt & Road Initiative

According to trade data sourced from China Customs, China imported 36.8 million cubic metres of lumber in 2018, a [...]

Swedish sawmills’ exports fall into lower gear

The Swedish sawmills have decreased their sawn and planed softwood lumber exports by -5%, to 12 million m3, during 2018 [...]

Europe’s softwood lumber exports to China collapse; 1 million m3 less sent last year

The European softwood lumber exports to China fell by -32% during January-December 2018, as compared to the same period [...]

Global softwood lumber trade fell 7% in 2018

In 2018, global trade of lumber fell for the first time in five years, with total trade down seven percent [...]

Finland: Exports of softwood lumber in 2018 negatively impacted by slow Chinese demand

The Finnish softwood lumber exports to the world dropped by -6% during January - December 2018, as compared to the same [...]

US softwood lumber production on the rise, while Canadian output falls

U.S. sawmills produced 32.441 billion board feet (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 11 months of 2018 [...]

US lumber prices continue the upward trend in February

The trading pace in US framing lumber eased from the previous week’s action, but early momentum carried prices higher [...]