US DoC announces final antidumping and countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced on the 2nd of November the affirmative final determinations of the antidumping duty [...]

Sweden gets ready to send more softwood lumber to Vietnam

The Swedish sawmill industry, gathered under the name Swedish Wood, participated in the Vietnam Wood fair in Ho Chi Minh [...]

US plywood imports from China bottom out

US hardwood plywood imports fell 19% in August to 168,059 cu.m., but year-to-date imports were unchanged [...]

Lower US housing starts because of hurricanes

Housing starts in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,127,000, according to the US Department [...]

Forest fire-season in British Columbia got lumber exports down by 14%

Trade statistics in British Columbia show overall exports down by 14% at the end of August, due to the damage [...]

China and rising European construction sector- key factors for growing Finnish softwood lumber exports

Production figures for the Finnish forest sector will clearly be impacted by new investments in both 2017 and 2018.   [...]

Finnish roundwood prices mostly up in September

Roundwood prices in Finland have mostly increased during September 2017, as compared to the same period in 2016.    [...]

Russian companies announce massive investments in CLT capacities

The capacity of the CLT panels market in Russia is estimated at 130,000-150,000 m2 each year. In [...]

Norbord reports 27.6% increase in sales for 3Q/2017

Norbord Inc., one of the main OSB producers in the world, reported sales revenues of USD 578 million in the [...]

Overview of China’s timber trade in the first half of the year

China's total volume of imported roundwood rose 7.9 per cent, to 25.8 Mn cbm, worth US$4 [...]