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Recovery in EU softwood lumber exports to China, as Germany pushes deliveries

Following a -32% drop in exports last year, European softwood lumber deliveries to China have recovered in the first five [...]

Europe could be a future destination for American softwoods

American Softwoods Consultant, Charles Trevor, was interviewed by AEIM (Spanish Association of Wood Trade and Industry) and the article appeared [...]

US lumber prices keep to fall as no major production curtailment in BC announced

The measured pace in US framing lumber trading that began in early July persisted into the latter part of the [...]

More competitive sawlog costs in Germany drive the lumber industry export sales

Large volumes of storm and insect damaged trees in Germany have resulted in an oversupply of logs and declining sawlog [...]

West Fraser expects a 600 million board feet drop in lumber production for 2019

The Canadian company reported lumber inventories reduced by approximately 150 million board feet in Q2/2019, and expects a 600 [...]

Conifex to curtail Mackenzie sawmill

Conifex Timber Inc. announced that it will temporarily curtail its Mackenzie, British Columbia sawmill operations for two weeks commencing July [...]

France: Heatwave expected to bring bark beetle infestation; softwood prices already down sharply

Long waves of heat, dry weather have brought the worst bark beetle infestation in two decades to eastern France, ruining [...]

US lumber prices fell after 5 weeks of consecutive growth

After several weeks of consistent growth, the US lumber prices fell quite considerably last week. On average, lumber prices fell [...]

Canfor to further reduce production in BC

The curtailments will reduce Canfor’s annual production output by approximately 400 million board feet.  Canfor Corporation announced [...]

Rising softwood lumber production for U.S. sawmills, while Canadian output drops sharply

Softwood lumber production by U.S. sawmills in the first four months of 2019 was 11.718 billion board ft [...]