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Major implications for timber trade as Brexit endgame nears

The long drawn-out process of the UK breaking ties with the EU, which started with the referendum of July [...]

Strong demand for sawn timber causes rise in roundwood prices in Central Europe

The strong local and global demand for sawn timber in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) is largely responsible for the [...]

China: Total timber imports this year is expected to reach 110 million cubic meters

It is estimated that China's total timber imports this year is expected to reach 110 million cubic meters.  [...]

Norbord resumes production at Chambord mill on improved OSB demand

Norbord Inc. intends to restart production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in Chambord, Quebec in spring 2021.  [...]

Binderholz Group wins auction of Klausner Lumber Two sawmill in North Carolina

The Austrian Binderholz Group, headquartered in Fügen, has purchased all assets of Klausner Lumber Two LLC, headquartered in Enfield [...]

Lumber prices in US rise amidst increased construction spending

Lumber prices are at their highest level since September 2020, and after ending October with a slump, random length lumber [...]

Canada to challenge U.S. softwood lumber export duties through WTO

Canada said it will be considering “all of its legal options” to challenge Canadian softwood lumber export duties unveiled by [...]

Swedish forest industry doubles exports to the United States

The Swedish forest industry has increased its exports of wood products and pulp so far this year. To the USA [...]

UK: Timber industry warns of continuing shortages

Timber suppliers are warning that shortages are set to continue until next summer and possibly beyond.  Timber users [...]

Ukraine wood export ban found illegal in EU independent panel ruling

The final ruling of a dispute settlement panel set up under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement found that the Ukrainian [...]