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Russian softwood and hardwood sawn timber exports rising rapidly

The export value of Russian softwood sawn timber in 2018 was about $92 million, an increase of nearly 38% compared [...]

Major global lumber-exporting countries increased their shipments in early 2019

The uptick in demand for lumber continued in early 2019, with most of the major lumber-exporting countries increasing their [...]

Softwood log stocks in Chinese ports starting to fall

Total softwood log stocks across China have reduced slightly from last month to around 3.8 million m3. Daily uplift [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber reaches the second highest level on record

Global trade of softwood lumber reached 120 million m3 in 2018, the second highest level on record. The uptick in [...]

Canadian lumber industry struggles with trade disputes and climate change

    The Canadian softwood lumber industry has to handle two of the biggest challenges in its history [...]

Double-digit drop for US lumber prices at the end of May

Mills idled by wildfires in Western Canada and expectations that more market- or resource-related shutdowns were coming in the [...]

US lumber prices fell sharply last week

Trading remained a grind, as sellers stepped up efforts to move prompt loadings while buyers limited purchases to must-have [...]

Forestry giants in BC show dramatic descend at the stock market

A closer look at any stock chart could reveal how the BC forest companies have slide down to three-year [...]

Germany multiplies the export of softwood logs to China

According to Eurostat data, Germany exported a total of 3.78 million m3 of roundwood in 2018. This is 33 [...]

US lumber prices in free fall

Prices of framing lumber the US continued to retreat amid a slow-developing increase in seasonal demand.    [...]