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Exports of processed plantation timbers rising in Brazil

Export data for Brazilian wood products show that over the past five years there has been a steady increase in [...]

Steady rise in Russian lumber exports during 2018

In 2018, the Russian lumber exports went up in value and volume terms. During the mentioned period, the country exported [...]

The UN provides update on the EUTR

The UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) has published its latest briefing note on the implementation of the [...]

European softwood lumber exports to the USA kept on growing in 2018

European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise in 2018, although the pace of growth was significantly lower [...]

Brexit impact on the European hardwood trade

The 29th March, the date scheduled for the UK’s departure from the EU, is now fast approaching. But there [...]

Canfor curtails production at three other mills in BC

Canadian lumber giant Canfor has again curtailed production at three of its British Columbia mills.    Citing [...]

Sharp rise in Brazilian exports of wood-based products

In November 2018, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 24% in value compared to November [...]

Romania: Higher standing timber prices revealed by recent auctions

In January, a new round of auctions for standing timber was held by the Romanian Forestry Agency (Romsilva), after the [...]

Georgia-Pacific to close lumber mill due high timber prices and drop in housing starts

Georgia-Pacific will close Sterling Lumber mill in Brunswick, Georgia, with loss of 120 jobs, amid difficultly in getting timber [...]

More US hardwood likely to be diverted to Europe

The on-going trade dispute between the US and China may lead to an increase in tariffs on US hardwood [...]