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US softwood lumber production up 3.7%

U.S. sawmills produced 30.193 billion board feet (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 11 months of 2016 [...]

Global forest industry results for the fourth quarter of 2016

Global forest industry results in the Q4/2016 are shown below.    Global Timber Markets    [...]

Weyerhaeuser plans massive investments in its wood products business in 2017

Weyerhaeuser Co. is planning capital expenditure on its wood products business of some US$300 million in 2017, with US [...]

Russia: Analysis of the plywood and wood-based panels industry (financial and production capacity)

The Russian plywood industry is presented today by 65 factories with projected capacity of 4 million m3. They are working [...]

Woodworking machinery production in Italy on record levels

The Italian woodworking machinery production amounted to EUR 2,078bn, 11.5% more than the EUR 1,864bn in 2015 [...]

Sustained growth expected in the US wood industry in 2017

US wood products industry experts forecat moderate growth in housing starts for 2017, while the construction market already accounts for [...]

France: Timber market under price war

Most of the French sawmillers reported mixed results of their activities in the last 12 months during the latest auctions [...]

Demand in China sustains continuous growth for New Zealand export log prices

New Zealand’s forestry sector will encounter an even larger growth in the market due to the ongoing demand from [...]

Sawn timber production cuts expected from major Swedish sawmills like Södra and Rörvik in 2017

The sawn timber output  in Sweden is forecast to decrease by an estimated 450,000 m³ per year in 2017 [...]