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Georgia-Pacific breaks ground for planned US$135M lumber facility in Georgia

Georgia‐Pacific this week broke ground for planned US$135M lumber facility in Warrenton, Georgia.     The [...]

Rules for US ash lumber exports to the EU have changed

Starting December 18, 2018 the rules for shipping ash lumber originating from Canada and the United States has changed.  [...]

Obstacles and opportunities in EU sawn hardwood market

The consensus amongst hardwood importers interviewed during December is that the current state of trade across the EU is satisfactory [...]

EU calls on Ukraine to lift the roundwood export ban

The European Union has called on Ukraine to lift the moratorium on the export of roundwood, as well as to [...]

Prices for logs continue to increase in Estonia

Roundwood prices in Estonia increased again in October 2018, similar to the rapid rise in prices which started at the [...]

Chinese wood products companies shift to Vietnam

The tariffs imposed on the imports of Chinese goods to the US have hit the target: to push production out [...]

US lumber prices on a downward trend in December

Trading in framing lumber limped toward the holidays, as buyers kept a low profile. Prices were flat to mixed, but [...]

India: Latest prices for imported wood products

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 16-30 November 2018         [...]

Sawlog prices declining around the world in the 3Q/2018

Softwood sawlog prices declined throughout the world in the 3Q/18. Consequently, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 3 [...]

Holzwerke Weinzierl to upgrade mill in Germany

Holzwerke Weinzierl installs a new chain-less step feeder at its mill in Germany. The commissioning of the system is [...]