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Europe’s softwood lumber exports to China collapse; 1 million m3 less sent last year

The European softwood lumber exports to China fell by -32% during January-December 2018, as compared to the same period [...]

Resolute plans several curtailments in Q2, citing log supply constraints

Resolute Forest Products Inc. plans curtailments in Q2 at several stud sawmills in Quebec and Ontario, citing log supply constraints [...]

More lumber produced in the US and less in Canada in 2018

Softwood lumber production by U.S. sawmills in 2018 was 34.873 billion board ft. (bbf), up 3.3% from [...]

Mixed trends in US lumber prices as market becomes uncertain

Framing lumber sales in US were inconsistent and price trends mixed, leaving buyers and sellers uncertain about the market’s [...]

Dubai WoodShow 2019 closes with record number of visitors, exhibitors

Dubai WoodShow 2019, the region's largest wood and wood machinery showcase, closed on a grand note with a record [...]

US lumber prices fall once again in mid-March

Framing lumber trading developed a stronger pulse for those serving markets graced with warmer and drier weather. This was the [...]

Global lumber trade falls due to slowing markets in US, China, UK and Japan

In 2018, global trade of lumber fell for the first time in five years, with total trade down 7% year [...]

Booming roundwood purchase prices in Latvia

In the third quarter of 2018, the average roundwood purchase prices in Latvia have continued their booming trend. The sharpest [...]

EU imports of tropical logs rise 11% in 2018

After a sharp downturn in 2017, EU imports of tropical logs recovered some lost ground in 2018 but were still [...]