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US prices for Canadian softwood lumber imports jump to record highs

The prices for softwood lumber imports from Canada to the US have skyrocketed 30% since Hurricane Harvey hit last summer [...]

Canada starts case at WTO, unless offered a trade deal; US threatens to seize Canadian goods with Chinese softwood imports

Canada has filed a wide-ranging complaint to the World Trade Organization, explaining how the US applies the punitive tarrifs [...]

Wood-based panels exports from Guangdong dropped sharply in 2017

Chinese plywood exports from manufacturers in Guangdong Province fell in the first 11 months of 2017 with the largest drop [...]

Central/West Africa: Weaker demand in EU markets keeps logs prices low

Central and West African producers are expressing confidence that the current price stability and steady order volumes for African species [...]

UK softwood lumber imports from Europe not yet impacted by Brexit

UK's softwood lumber imports from the European Union countries haven't been yet affected by Brexit, as shown in [...]

Sweden forests with 120 million m3 more hardwoods than 25 years ago

Hardwood volumes in Southern Sweden have went up by approximately 3 million m3 per year, since 1993, making it 120 [...]

Wooden products exports from Vietnam to top $9 billion this year

Vietnam's forestry products exports are forecast to reach $9 billion this year. The value of wood and wooden products [...]

Japanese government adapts the biomass subsidies as a response to demand growth

Japanese regulators announced at the end of 2017 about plans to stop the issuance of set price Feed-in-Tariff [...]

Sawmills in Europe increase their market share in East Asia

During the last few years softwood lumber import in Southeast Asia has increased dramatically with China as the top performer [...]

Chinese wood processing factories from Taicang forced to close

Once that China has taken a zero tolerance policy on pollution, wood processing factories in Taicang City were forced to [...]