Canada-US lumber dispute: US will impose duties totaling 30% to 40%, according to industry analysts

Canada's forestry sector awaits for new softwood lumber exports tariffs from the US. Analysts believe that the US will [...]

EC establishes final anti-dumping duties of up to 23,5 % on okoume plywood imports from China

The European Commission has released on the 6th of April 2017 a regulation imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on [...]

Lumber prices in the US at high levels, as home value improves

Lumber and logs prices in the US keep on being strong two months in a row. Also, home values continue [...]

Softwood dominates China’s log imports in 2016

China’s log imports in 2016 totalled 48.73 million cubic metres valued at US$8.082 billion, a year [...]

Swiss oak, beech and ash prices change price dynamics in 2017

Switzerland sustains the main trends on the European timber markets, where the oak prices rise steadily, at an 30% average [...]

Montréal Wood Convention’s 5th edition hosted over 110 exhibitors

With over 900 attendees representing some 400 companies from 14 countries, and over 110 exhibitors at the trade show, the [...]

Austria: Prices for softwood lumber fell slightly in March but still higher yoy

In March, the prices for softwood lumber in Austria declined slightly compared to February. The decline is of 1-2 [...]

Drax Group provisionally acquires Louisiana Pellets for $35.4 million

Drax Group PLC said on Monday that it has been provisionally successful in its bid to acquire Louisiana Pellets out [...]

Global softwood lumber exports reach new record-high in 2016

Global softwood lumber trade increased 12% year-over-year to reach a new record-high of 121 million cu. ft [...]

Rising dependence in EU on tropical sawnwood from Cameroon

The most notable trend in the supply of tropical sawn timber to the EU in 2016 was the rising dependence [...]