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Bark beetle infestation doubled in Sweden this year

Damage to spruce forest is extensive following the spruce bark beetle outbreak over the past 12 months.    [...]
September 17, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

European sawlog prices fall to a nine-year low

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year [...]

US plywood producers file lawsuit to stop certification for Brazilian wood

    Ten plywood producers in the United States have filed for a court order to stop the [...]

Canada wins a victory over the U.S. in softwood lumber dispute

Canada has won a victory over the U.S. in the two country's long running trade dispute over softwood [...]

Surge in Vietnamese plywood exports coming from Chinese firms looking to avoid trade war tariffs

Vietnam suspects that a surge in plywood exports to the U.S. is actually coming from Chinese firms looking to [...]

Canadian wholesale and retail prices for softwood lumber on the rise

Canadian retail prices for framing lumber rose 34% in 2018 compared to 2016 driven by a confluence of factors in [...]