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US lumber prices continue to rise but sales volumes were unsteady

Sawmills across North America looked toward the end of summer after mid-May, as lumber prices continued to rise but [...]

Chinese timber importers face additional cost pressure from Chinese currency devaluation against US dollar

On May 28, the People ’s Bank of China authorized the China Foreign Exchange Trading Center to announce that the [...]

North American softwood lumber prices continue upward trend at the end of May

Given the current situation in many regions of the US, it is assured that demand for plywood and other panel [...]

Upward trend in Russian timber prices

In April 2020, the export price of hardwood timber used for sawing and planing in Russia reached the highest value [...]

UK to apply tariffs for imported wood and wood products

From 1 January 2021, the UK will apply a UK-specific tariff to imported goods. The UK Global Tariff (UKGT [...]

Global demand for African tropical timber decreasing

Millers in West Africa have provided some comments on shipping opportunities and market developments saying they have been told ports [...]

Canadian lumber giants’ shares see spectacular rise on strong demand and prices

   Canadian lumber producers' shares soar on strong demand, prices, fueled by better-than-expected US housing market indicators [...]

Prices of exported New Zealand logs rise sharply as Chinese inventories running low

Exports of logs from New Zealand were worth just $96 million in April 2020, down $211 million from $307 million [...]