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Conifex announces further extension of COVID-19 curtailment

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to negatively impact global demand for forest products, Conifex Timber Inc., has announced that [...]

Upward trend in Russian timber prices

In April 2020, the export price of hardwood timber used for sawing and planing in Russia reached the highest value [...]

Plywood markets coming back to life after COVID-19

In the past three weeks we have seen Western US plywood markets building and coming alive, after about a ten [...]

12 companies interested in Klausner’s Lumber One sawmill in Florida

The Klausner Lumber One sawmill in Live Oak, Florida is said to have a new owner within 90 days. A [...]

UK to apply tariffs for imported wood and wood products

From 1 January 2021, the UK will apply a UK-specific tariff to imported goods. The UK Global Tariff (UKGT [...]

Global demand for African tropical timber decreasing

Millers in West Africa have provided some comments on shipping opportunities and market developments saying they have been told ports [...]

This year’s International Softwood Conference to take place digitally

The European Timber Association (ETTF) and the European Organization of Sawmills (EOS) announce that the 68th International Softwood Conference, originally [...]

China trade and COVID-19: A double blow to US hardwood producers

   The trade conflict with China has hit the United States hardwood sector hard and the coronavirus pandemic has [...]

Canadian lumber giants’ shares see spectacular rise on strong demand and prices

   Canadian lumber producers' shares soar on strong demand, prices, fueled by better-than-expected US housing market indicators [...]

Prices of exported New Zealand logs rise sharply as Chinese inventories running low

Exports of logs from New Zealand were worth just $96 million in April 2020, down $211 million from $307 million [...]