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US lumber prices near the all-time high

Framing lumber prices in the US picked up after a midweek drop, while many key prices continued for forge higher [...]

Plywood companies in China file petitions against US antidumping duties

Chinese plywood producers, exporters and domestic importers have filed appeals at the US Court of International Trade, relating to antidumping [...]

Lumber prices in the US on the rise, despite lowered consumption

Prices for framing lumber in the US continued to rise in all species during last week. Yet, trading cooled down [...]

Japan: Wood products demand projection for 2018; imported lumber from Europe and N. America to drop

The Japanese Forestry Agency recently held a meeting for wood products demand projection for the first half of 2018. Imported [...]

Attendance at DOMOTEX 2018 at all-time high

DOMOTEX held in Hannover, Germany, between 12th and 15th January claims to be the world's leading trade fair for [...]

Norbord announced records earnings for 2017, due to strong wood-based panels market

    Nordbord has released financial results for full year 2017, with record earning for its business worldwide [...]

US duties on Chinese plywood benefit other suppliers

US hardwood plywood imports grew strongly in October before declining again in November. Not surprisingly imports from China were significantly [...]

Laminate flooring losing share to non-wood alternatives

Much of the competitive pressure on real-wood flooring comes from the laminate flooring industry, which is large with sales [...]

Kastamonu increased production of wood-based panels at Alabuga plant in Russia by 30% in 2017

Turkish Kastamonu increased its output in 2017 at the Alabuga plant in Russia. Production of wood-based panels and laminate [...]