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Södra buys 111,100 ha of forest land in Latvia

The Swedish Södra Group has this week acquired forest land from the Swedish Bergvik Skog AB. Bergvik Skog AB [...]

West Fraser to permanently reduce lumber production at Fraser Lake and Quesnel sawmills

West Fraser announced it will permanently curtail approximately 300 million board feet of combined lumber production at its Fraser Lake [...]

Sweden: Rising sawlog prices in 3Q/2018

The delivery prices on Swedish sawlog and pulpwood prices rose by 5.5% and 3.4% respectively in the 3Q [...]

Forecast: Canada still a major supplier of softwood lumber to the US in the next decade

The softwood sawmilling sector in Eastern Canada will play an increasingly important role as a key supplier to the growing [...]

Downward trend in Sweden’s softwood lumber exports; deliveries to China and Egypt drop sharply

During January-September 2018, Sweden has exported about 7.4 million m3 of softwood lumber. This represents a -2% decrease [...]

Trends are about to change in China’s softwood log, lumber supply chain

Ongoing developments and emerging themes in China continue to significantly impact market dynamics; these key themes are unmistakable to anyone [...]

Stable softwood lumber prices in the US this month

Firm to higher prices were the rule on the heels of last week’s activity in the US. Some follow [...]

Forecast: China to become British Columbia’s main forest products export market, surpassing the US

Canada’s key export-support organization boldly predicts China will surpass the United States as British Columbia’s top market [...]

Europe’s forests in danger: 100 million m3 of wood damages caused by storms and the bark beetle

The autumn storm "Vaia", which led to large-scale damages in the forests of northern Italy and southern Austria from [...]

Canfor to acquire Elliott Sawmilling in Estill, South Carolina for US$110 million

Canfor Corporation has entered into an agreement to purchase Elliott Sawmilling Co., Inc. located in Estill, South Carolina for a [...]