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Transport issues forces West Fraser Timber to curtail lumber production

Massive flooding late last year that washed away rail tracks and shut highways in Western Canada forced one of the [...]

Australian softwood log exports: Indian market not yet able to fill the Chinese void

November 2021 was the thirteenth consecutive month to record declines in Australia’s annual softwood log exports, with the annual [...]

Record result for Södra in 2021

Södra posted a record result of SEK 5,316 million for 2021 due to favourable market prices and stable [...]

The Estonian timber industry is increasingly dependent on imports

    In the last few years, imports of raw materials for the Estonian wood industry have increased [...]

New Swedish legislation makes logging impossible for large parts of the year

New rulings, from the land and environmental courts and the European Court of Justice, have created what is called a [...]

Global supply chain chaos can worsen this year

According to a survey conducted by Container Xchange, a container leasing and trading platform, among 800 practitioners in the logistics [...]

North American lumber prices are up 30% in February

   Lumber has surged nearly 30% so far this month in step with the wider rally in global commodities [...]

Dubai’s $1.42bn construction projects to boost timber demand

Dubai government's $1.42 billion allocation in the budget for construction projects for the 2022-2024 period will have [...]

China’s quarantine requirements on imported pine logs and lumber came into force

The General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) released Decree 110, entitled quarantine requirements on [...]