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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.    [...]

US lumber prices drop for six consecutive weeks

While softness prevailed in prices, trading in US framing lumber picked up modestly amid drier and warmer weather in some [...]

New record in Chinese softwood log imports; New Zealand, top supplier

China had another record year of softwood log imports in 2018, when over 40 million m3 of logs landed at [...]

Mixed trends in US lumber prices as market becomes uncertain

Framing lumber sales in US were inconsistent and price trends mixed, leaving buyers and sellers uncertain about the market’s [...]

Weather conditions weaken the US lumber market

Weather conditions continued to thwart the US softwood lumber trading. Buyers and sellers in US acknowledged that they were tiring [...]

Finnish Pölkky Oy to invest EUR 30 million in its wood production facilities

Finnish Pölkky Oy has announced a major investment program, targeting its production facilities in northern Finland. The investment program [...]

European softwood logs exports to China see a fivefold increase

The total European softwood logs deliveries to China have went significantly up during January-November 2018, due to a boost [...]

Sharp rise in US lumber prices

January closed with a bang as supply-side concerns ignited a rally that pushed many US framing lumber prices up [...]