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Forest products companies in some U.S. states allowed to operate under coronavirus lockdown

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Labor have both said the forest products [...]

Canadian Pinnacle doesn’t expect wood pellet demand to be affected by coronavirus

From an economic perspective, Pinnacle does not expect demand for pellets to be impacted as the company has long-term [...]

Survey in UK reveals coronavirus impact on timber industry companies

Around two thirds of the respondents to the survey on the impact of Covid-19 have reported a drop in [...]

China opens door to U.S. softwood exporters exemption from import tariffs

   U.S. softwood exporters may soon sell to China duty-free for the first time since August 2018 [...]

Wood products industry declared ‘essential’ by US government

   The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Thursday (March 19, 2020) identified the wood products industry as [...]

Finland’s forest industry struggles with the bark beetle effects, mild winters and coronavirus

   At the moment, forest prospects are obscured by unpredictable factors that are completely independent of the Finnish forest [...]

Rising timber prices across China

   Timber prices are rising across all major timber markets in China,  as wood trade hasn't been able [...]

West Fraser to cut lumber production in response to coronavirus pandemic

   West Fraser is reducing lumber production at its western Canadian sawmills and temporarily suspending plywood production in Quesnel [...]

Coronavirus and impact on world forest products trade

   As the world grapples with a widening impact and unexpected global consequences of the coronavirus, both stock markets [...]

Malaysia to close pellet factories amid coronavirus lockdown

   Malaysia's wood pellet factories will close until 31 March to comply with a 14-day lockdown in [...]