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Billionaire Jim Pattinson makes offer to take over Canfor private for almost US$ 1 billion

Jim Pattison's Great Pacific Capital Corp. has made an offer to buy the rest of Canfor Corp. it does [...]

US to set countervailing duties of up to 229.24% for Chinese wooden cabinets

The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it has made a preliminary determination that wooden cabinets and vanities imports [...]

US softwood lumber prices flat, as trade stalls

Framing lumber prices were flat to mildly mixed amid measured follow-through from last week’s more active finish in [...]

North American lumber production on a downward trend; Canadian output drops by 10%

U.S. sawmills produced 14.647 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first five months of 2019 [...]

15% rise in prices for hardwood chips exported from Latin America

Tight supply of hardwood fiber in the Pacific Rim have pushed prices for Latin American hardwood chips upward during the [...]

Prices for Vietnamese wood pellets falling sharply

As demand in South Korea is slowing down, Vietnamese wood pellets prices are falling relative to the rise seen this [...]

Major boom in prefabricated wooden houses in Czechia

The market with prefabricated wooden houses in the Czech Republic is experiencing a major boom. While ten years ago, there [...]

US antidumping rates to rise significantly for Chinese wood flooring imports

The antidumping rates for Chinese engineered wood flooring imports have increased significantly for nearly all Chinese producers, who were previously [...]

Norbord’s Q2/2019 results negatively impacted by lower OSB prices

Norbord Inc., the world’s largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB), reported Adjusted EBITDA of USD 36 million in [...]

Cheaper roundwood in Estonia

At a price of EUR 73.84/m3 and EUR 76.54/m3 respectively, pine and spruce sawlogs have decreased [...]