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US demand for all major tropical sawnwood species increased

Balsa, sapelli and ipe imports up in January US imports of all sawn hardwood increased by 21% from December 2016 [...]

Lumber prices in the US fell $6 at the middle of March

Framing lumber trade has become more active starting Wednesday last week, putting an end on drifting prices in most species [...]

US housing starts rise more than expected in February

US housing starts went up by 3%  to an annual rate of 1.288 million in February after slumping by [...]

Rising softwood lumber prices affect US home buyers

The composite price of framing lumber used in house construction increased by 15% in the first three weeks of February [...]

Growth of US wood pellets exports to the European Union slows down in 2016

    After years of booming growth, US wood pellets exports to the European Union countries were still [...]

Quebec, Ontario press Ottawa for loan guarantees to help sawmills pay expected US softwood lumber duties

Canada's lumber industry is in a stronger position to weather a U.S. trade battle than it was during [...]

Anxiety over US lumber prices and supply likely to persist for years

Headaches over the supply and price of North American lumber likely will persist for several years, the CEO of the [...]

New record for the US hardwood exports to China

The period from January-November 2016 showed another record for US hardwood exports to SEA & Greater China, which increased [...]

US softwood lumber prices drop but still way higher than last year

Prices of framing lumber weakened by varying degrees. Trading ranged from a standoff between buyers and sellers, such as in [...]

Strong growth in US engineered wood flooring imports

Strong growth in engineered wood flooring imports US imports of hardwood wood flooring decreased in 2016, while assembled flooring panel [...]