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Container lines face $17 billion fall in revenues, as the efforts to stop spread of coronavirus continue

Container lines could be facing a $17bn shortfall in revenues this year as developed economies’ efforts to halt the spread [...]

European countries imposed heavy restrictions; borders close and some retail activity restricted

European governments took a series of measures over the weekend to slow the coronavirus spread. Many countries closed their borders [...]

Coronavirus: New Zealand forestry sector not likely to return to normal for six months

   New Zealand’s forestry industry continues to be impacted by coronavirus related disruption. GWMI's industry contacts, primarily [...]

Chinese wood industry slowly coming back to life

   Chinese firms are resuming work, and there appears to be an improvement over the last week. However, production [...]

Swedish Martinsons Groups in search for a new owner

Swedish Martinson Group wood group in Bygdsiljum is looking for a new principal owner. All eight partners in the fourth [...]

Trump bans travel from Europe; ban doesn’t apply to trade

   The United States has imposed a general entry ban on people wishing to travel to the United States [...]

U.S. softwood lumber production up 1.2% in 2019; Canadian output down sharply

U.S. sawmills in 2019 produced 35.319 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in 2019, up 1.2 [...]

Canfor completes transfer of Vavenby forest tenure in Canada to Interfor

Canfor Corporation completed the transfer of the Vavenby forest tenure to Interfor.      According to the announcement [...]