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Södra’s revenues hit by the bark beetle infestation

Södra reported operating profit of SEK 2,520 million for the first nine months of 2019, compared with SEK [...]

Canfor reports heavy loss for Q3/2019 amid weak lumber market conditions

Reflecting weak global market conditions and a challenging fibre cost environment in British Columbia, for the third quarter of 2019 [...]

Forecast of overall timber consumption in China in the next 3-5 years

China's timber demand has maintained a steady growth trend, especially for the demand for logs and primary processed products [...]

USA becoming a more attractive market for the European softwood lumber

European softwood lumber shipments to the US have reached levels unseen since before the global financial crisis. Exports almost doubled [...]

China: Prices of imported lumber in October 2019

The tables above contain the latest price data of different imported lumber assortments at several Chinese markets.    [...]

Vietnam: Wood processing industry concerned of raw material availability

Concerns have been raised over the rapid increase in Vietnamese wood chip production and export which, say analysts, could threaten [...]

U.S. hardwood industry to disintegrate from trade war with China

A possible trade deal with China announced this month might not be broad enough to save U.S. hardwood timber [...]

Georgia-Pacific to idle McCormick lumber and Allendale OSB mills in South Carolina indefinitely

Georgia-Pacific LLC is idling operations at its McCormick lumber and Allendale OSB mills in South Carolina in about two [...]

Sweden: Bark beetle outbreak hits sawlog prices

Both sawlog and pulpwood prices in Sweden decreased during the 3Q 2019 for the first time since 2016, as the [...]

West Fraser reports drop in lumber production for Q3/2019

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has reported its third quarter 2019 results:    In the third quarter [...]