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US lumber prices continue to fall in June

  Despite a growing list of mill curtailments, prices of framing lumber sagged under the weight of production. Demand [...]

European softwood lumber to the USA nearly double in Q1/2019

        European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise in the [...]

How many BC sawmills have taken downtime so far?

Hardly a week goes by that we’re not hearing of new sawmill curtailments or closures in B.C.  For [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices shifting downwards in April, but higher yoy

The prices for roundwood in Finland have increased significantly during April 2019, as compared to the same period last year [...]

China: Prices of main wood commodities in April 2019

    This index contains the April 2019 updated prices of logs and lumber from the two major [...]

Brazil’s wood products exports drop sharply in April 2019

In April 2019, the Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) declined 19% in value compared to [...]

Canadian lumber industry struggles with trade disputes and climate change

    The Canadian softwood lumber industry has to handle two of the biggest challenges in its history [...]

West Fraser to curtail production at five sawmills

West Fraser announced temporary production curtailments during which all mill activities will be curtailed for one week in June at [...]

Canfor to permanently close Vavenby sawmill; sells cutting rights to Interfor

Canadian Canfor Corporation announced today it will be closing its Vavenby sawmill in British Columbia this July following an orderly [...]

SCA buys 10,000 hectares of forest land in Estonia for EUR 39 million

SCA acquired 93% of the shares in Forestum Group AB, a Swedish company which owns forest and land assets in [...]