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Impact of Covid 19 on US’ forest supply chain

The global forest products industry has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck at the beginning of 2020 [...]

EGGER marks key production milestone at new manufacturing plant in Lexington

EGGER announced it has laminated its first particleboard panel at its new manufacturing facility in Lexington, North Carolina.    [...]

Current trends in the global softwood lumber markets

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its bad consequences on trade, there are more positive signals to notice in the [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices increase by smaller amounts as demand slows

The unprecedented increases in North America construction framing softwood lumber prices seen so far during 2020 slowed somewhat last week [...]

US lumber market: Sawmills struggle to supply

The price of lumber in the Chicago futures market is at an all-time high. The demand for lumber is [...]

Canada to keep fighting U.S. on softwood lumber, says Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed last week to keep up the fight against the never-ending effort in the [...]

Interview with Michael Snow: Impact of Covid-19 on hardwood exports to China

Where does the global wood industry go in the post-pandemic era? This is a topic that most professionals in [...]

N. America: Perfect storm has led to lumber, panel and building materials cost skyrocketing

John Gunkelman is the owner of Fargo’s Dakota Construction and is the immediate past president of the Home Builders [...]

Canada calls for elimination of U.S. lumber duties after WTO ruling

Ottawa is calling on the U.S. to remove its countervailing duties on softwood lumber from Canada after a World [...]

WTO decision on softwood lumber cheered by Canada, denounced in US

The United States inappropriately applied countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber, according to a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement [...]