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Keyword: Softwood

Russia doubles export tariffs for Far Eastern softwood species

By Decree No. 1169 of September 7, 2019, the Government of the Russian Federation doubled (from 6.5% to 13 [...]

Forecast: China’s 2019 wood imports to stabilize despite a slowing economy and high 2019 domestic stocks

China’s 2019 imports of wood products are projected to stabilize despite a slowing economy and high 2019 domestic stocks [...]

US softwood price movements remain flat

    The first full back-to-work / school week for September 2019 did not bode well for [...]

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 [...]