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Sweden: Rising sawlog prices in 3Q/2018

The delivery prices on Swedish sawlog and pulpwood prices rose by 5.5% and 3.4% respectively in the 3Q [...]

Forecast: Canada still a major supplier of softwood lumber to the US in the next decade

The softwood sawmilling sector in Eastern Canada will play an increasingly important role as a key supplier to the growing [...]

Downward trend in Sweden’s softwood lumber exports; deliveries to China and Egypt drop sharply

During January-September 2018, Sweden has exported about 7.4 million m3 of softwood lumber. This represents a -2% decrease [...]

Trends are about to change in China’s softwood log, lumber supply chain

Ongoing developments and emerging themes in China continue to significantly impact market dynamics; these key themes are unmistakable to anyone [...]

Stable softwood lumber prices in the US this month

Firm to higher prices were the rule on the heels of last week’s activity in the US. Some follow [...]

Forecast: China to become British Columbia’s main forest products export market, surpassing the US

Canada’s key export-support organization boldly predicts China will surpass the United States as British Columbia’s top market [...]

Europe’s forests in danger: 100 million m3 of wood damages caused by storms and the bark beetle

The autumn storm "Vaia", which led to large-scale damages in the forests of northern Italy and southern Austria from [...]

Canfor to acquire Elliott Sawmilling in Estill, South Carolina for US$110 million

Canfor Corporation has entered into an agreement to purchase Elliott Sawmilling Co., Inc. located in Estill, South Carolina for a [...]

US softwood lumber prices dropped by 21% since June

In October, prices for softwood lumber in the U.S. dropped 10.3% - the largest decline since May 2011.  [...]