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Columbia Forest Products ceases plywood production at its Trumann mill

Columbia Forest Products (CFP) announced plans to cease all hardwood plywood production activities and permanently close its Trumann, Arkansas facility [...]

Myanmar teak logs prices see impressive rise as EU regulations strengthen

Despite the European legislation and its Timber Regulation (EUTR) that is supposed to moralize commercial practices, the teak market remains [...]

Georgia-Pacific to close lumber mill, citing Asian competition for Oregon logs

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products notified employees at its Coos Bay lumber mill Thursday that it will close the facility and [...]

Russia: OSB production capacity is seeing rapid growth

    Russian OSB production is steadily growing, thanks to the ongoing recovery of the country’s national [...]

US lumber prices fall for the seven week in a row

Sales of framing lumber in the US continued to lag production, as supply-demand imbalances were noted across the spectrum [...]

Current state of China’s logs imports market

Total softwood log stocks across China are now around 4.2-4.3 million m3. Daily uplift from the ports [...]

Lithuania: Pine and spruce sawlogs more expensive in March 2019

After a stable February, Lithuanian roundwood prices went up again in March both as compared to February as well as [...]

China: Prices of main wood commodities in March 2019

      This index contains the March 2019 updated prices of logs and lumber from the [...]

Romania: Cartel forming accusations over Schweighofer, Kronospan and Egger

The Romanian Competition Council has extended again the investigation on the local timber market over 35 more companies operating in [...]

Uncertainty in China log market lowers prices for New Zealand’s logs exports

At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for logs delivered to ports around New Zealand decreased on average 7 NZD per JASm3 [...]