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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 [...]

India: February price overview for imported wood products

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 16-28 February 2019    Plantation teak prices  [...]

China: Latest prices for logs and sawnwood across main timber markets

    The report below contains the latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in [...]

Georgia-Pacific to expand lumber production by 20% at Rome, Georgia facility

Atlanta-based Georgia-Pacific announced it will spend approximately $30 million to purchase and install new equipment at its Rome [...]

Western Forest Products to temporarily close sawmill in Alberni

Western Forest Products has announced that Alberni Pacific Division Sawmill in Port Alberni will be closing for a month starting [...]

New Zealand’s export prices for logs negatively impacted by higher ocean freight costs

At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for logs delivered to ports around New Zealand decreased on average -NZ$5 per JASm3 [...]

BC San Group to start construction of a new sawmill in Port Alberni

B.C.-based San Group is starting construction on a new mill and associated re-manufacturing plants in Port Alberni [...]