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West Fraser announces curtailments in Alberta

Today, West Fraser announced a temporary, two-week suspension of production at its Alberta Plywood operations and High Prairie sawmill [...]

EU softwood logs exports to China double this year

The total European softwood logs deliveries to China have went significantly up during the first quarter of the year, due [...]

Vietnam shows increasing hunger for American wood

Vietnam has been moving towards building a sustainable wood processing industry that uses legal materials in accordance with international and [...]

China: Softwood lumber imports up 17% in January-May 2019; imports prices fall sharply

In January-May 2019, China increased softwood lumber imports by 17.1% year-on-year to 11.6 million m3 [...]

Dutch and Belgian importers’ views on FLEGT

Although the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) has narrowed the supply base for tropical timber imported into the EU, traders in [...]

US lumber prices continue rising trend at the end of June

The frenzied pace of trading in many US framing lumber species in recent weeks gave way to a calmer tone [...]

China’s imports of US forest products were down 43% in January-April 2019

The flow of lumber, logs and pulp from the US to China has fallen sharply since the US government initiated [...]

Why the Russian pine has become so popular in China?

In recent years, the central and western regions have become a hot spot for China's timber trade investment, and [...]

Stora Enso to close Kitee sawmill in Finland; to rise spruce production at Varkaus

Stora Enso plans to consolidate the Finnish spruce (whitewood) production to Varkaus sawmill. The plan includes a permanent closure of [...]

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 1-15 June 2019    Plantation teak prices  [...]