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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 [...]

Hardwood lumber is included in the U.S.-China “Phase One” trade deal

The U.S. and China formalised a limited trade agreement today, signalling a truce in the nearly two-year trade [...]

U.S. housing starts projected to increase 1.3% annually by 2023

U.S. housing starts are forecast to increase 1.3% annually in unit terms through 2023, according to a new [...]

Improving market conditions for U.S. hardwood in the Chinese market

Recently, the weakness of the U.S. hardwood industry has not improved, and shipments to China of various types of [...]

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 [...]

ISC 2019 story 2: Canadian lumber industry in crisis after crisis; U.S. lumber supported by rising construction sector

On October 17 and 18, 2019, the 67th International Softwood Conference took place in Antwerp in the Radisson Blu Astrid [...]

Slowdown in U.S. furniture imports as shipments from China crash

U.S. furniture imports fell in the first half, a result of a double-digit drop in shipments from China [...]

Stable softwood lumber production in U.S.; Canadian output drops sharply

U.S. sawmills produced 20.687 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first seven months of 2019 [...]

Rising E.U. exports of softwood lumber to U.S. in 2015

The U.S. has significantly increased its imports of European softwood lumber in 2015. The volume was up by 67 [...]

2015-a positive year for the U.S. lumber market

The U.S. lumber market was a bright spot as compared to most other regions of the world in 2015 [...]