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Vietnamese wood product exports post 50.5% surge in the first four months

The export turnover of Vietnam's wood and wood products hit 4.99 billion USD in the first four months [...]

US lumber producers applaud the doubling of tariffs, homebuilders angry

The U.S. Department of Commerce says it will seek to double tariff rates on most Canadian softwood lumber, angering [...]

European Sawmill Industry notices shortage of sawnwood on the market

When the pandemic first emerged in China in January 2020 and then broke out in Europe and the US a [...]

U.S. Commerce Department to double tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber

The U.S. Department of Commerce issued its preliminary determination in the second administrative review of Canadian softwood lumber imports [...]

Prices for New Zealand log exports to China continue to rise in May

Despite a strengthening NZD, the At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for New Zealand exported logs in May increased an average [...]

Russia to set new duties on export of green lumber

From July 1, 2021, Russia introduces new duties on the export of green lumber with a moisture content  exceeding 22 [...]

Finnish pine lumber is in short supply in China; prices extremely high

According to Chinese importers contacted by GWMI, the supply of Finnish pine lumber in China's domestic market continues to [...]

German sawmill industry reports record production but reduced exports in Q1/2021

The German sawmills are responding to the tense situation on the timber market with record production and a falling export [...]