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Analysis: Will China’s huge hunger for timber still rely on imports in the future?

With the rising protection of forest resources by countries in the world, the trade friction between the world's countries [...]

Trade and tariffs cut deep into the US hardwood industry

Prior to the trade and retaliatory tariff battle between the U.S. and China in mid-2018, the U.S [...]

BC’s forestry giants to report weak Q3 amid weak wood markets, high log costs and US lumber duties

B.C. forestry companies are set to report lacklustre third-quarter financial results as tough market conditions send ripples through [...]

Continuing potential for timber market growth in the Netherlands

The national report on the Dutch timber market issued in advance of the 77th session of the ECE Committee on [...]

Surge in foreign investment from China in Vietnam’s wood processing sector

The surge in the number of new FDI projects into Vietnam’s wood processing sector continues. Most of the investment [...]

Netherlands’ rising influence in EU tropical timber trade

The Netherlands has traditionally played an important role as a driver of tropical timber demand in the EU.    [...]

US softwood lumber price lost ground

The price of benchmark construction framing dimension softwood lumber commodity Western Spruce-Pine-Fir KD 2×4 #2&Btr [...]

Swedish Setra reports lower profits on ”increasingly challenging market conditions”

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 95 (287) million for the period January-September [...]

China: Prices of imported logs and lumber in September 2019

      Prices in the Guangdong Yuzhu Timber Market        [...]

30 million m3 of beetle wood expected in Czech forests this year

In 2019, it is estimated that 30 million cubic meters of beetle wood will be produced in Czech forests. Accordingly [...]