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US: Compliance dates extended for new formaldehyde emissions standards

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the compliance dates for the formaldehyde emission standards for composite wood products [...]

Lumber prices in the US continued to rise last week

Sales of framing lumber in the US slowed down last week, but the demand outstripped production in most species and [...]

US sawmills increased softwood lumber production by 2.5% during 1H/2017

During the first half of 2017, sawmills in the U.S. produced 16.954 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood [...]

US hardwood flooring imports significantly up from 2016

US hardwood flooring and assembled flooring panel imports increased in June to US$5.4 million and US$13.3 [...]

US housing market steady despite lower July starts

US housing starts decreased 4.8% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,155,000, according to [...]

US hardwood exports to China and South-East Asia register 5 months of continuous growth

US hardwood exports were on upward track for a fifth consecutive month of gains from Jan to May in 2017 [...]

Lumber prices in the US impacted by natural disasters

Trading in framing lumber in the US recovered last week, after a slow pace at the beginning of September.  [...]

China expands dominance in US wooden furniture imports

US wooden furniture imports declined slightly in June to US$1.61 billion, but year-to-date imports remain well [...]

Lumber trade in the US intensified at the end of August

Framing lumber sales in the US have increased during the last week of August. Traders paid attention to much more [...]