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Lumber exports from Belarus continue booming trend in Q3

In the third quarter of this year, Belarusian exporters sold 859,000 m³ of lumber worth US $ 93.7 million [...]

Central/West Africa: Downward pressure on FOB tropical logs prices

Central/ West African producers report a slight easing of sawnwood and log FOB prices (Euro basis) being offered by buyers [...]

EU imports of tropical logs pick up pace in third quarter

After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered ground in the first nine months [...]

US softwood lumber prices keep on rising

A mostly measured sales pace was reported across the most of US framing lumber species last week. Modest upward momentum [...]

China: No more log fumigation at Taicang Port

It has been reported that Taicang Port is considering a ban on fumigating North American logs because of the risk [...]

EU tropical timber imports recover some lost ground in the third quarter

EU imports of tropical wood products dipped sharply in 2017 and started this year very slowly but recovered some lost [...]

West Fraser to reduce lumber production by 25 million bf due to production curtailments

West Fraser announced it will implement temporary production curtailments over the holiday period at four of its British Columbia sawmills [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports to set new record in 2018

Vietnam’s forestry product export is expected to reach 9.3 billion USD this year, according to the Ministry of [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices on the rise in October

In October, the stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 61.8 per cubic metre,  and the price [...]