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The US is increasingly dependent on overseas lumber supply

During the first ten months of 2020, US importation of overseas softwood lumber was 39% higher than during the same [...]

Vietnam’s wood products temporarily free from US tariffs

There has been no punitive tariff on Vietnamese wood product export to the US after the US Trade Representative (USTR [...]

IKEA’s parent company buys forestland in US

Ingka Group, the parent company of IKEA, has announced it has acquired forestland property in the U.S. from The [...]

Canadian lumber and plywood giant acquired by American company

Although the United States has reduced the tariffs levied on Canadian lumber due to the WTO's rule, Canadian lumber [...]

New Year 2021 starts off with rising lumber prices in North America

In the first full week back to work of 2021, the latest data of housing construction and home sales out [...]

Vietnam to tighten timber laws to avoid US tariff threats

Vietnam’s wood industry, under investigation by the U.S. Trade Representative for allegedly importing illegally harvested or traded timber [...]

U.S. hardwood sector faces multiple issues from trade wars to changing consumption patterns

The biggest issue the hardwood industry faces is loss in domestic consumption. International hardwood export, Michael Snow, comments on key [...]

N. America: Unrelenting strong demand sends softwood lumber prices higher to end 2020

This week marks the normal seasonal end to softwood lumber manufacturing across most of North America annually. Sawmills in Eastern [...]

Lumber prices in US rise amidst increased construction spending

Lumber prices are at their highest level since September 2020, and after ending October with a slump, random length lumber [...]

Canada to challenge U.S. softwood lumber export duties through WTO

Canada said it will be considering “all of its legal options” to challenge Canadian softwood lumber export duties unveiled by [...]