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The imports of wood pellets in Japan went up by 50%

The Japanese Forestry Agency announced the statistics for wood pellet supply in Japan for 2017.     Domestic [...]

Overview of the global MDF market

    The global MDF market amounted to 99.6M cubic meters in 2017, posting solid gains over [...]

Russian softwood lumber exports increase sharply in value

Russian softwood lumber exports increased sharply in the first eight months of the year, both in value and in volume [...]

EU sawn hardwood consumption forecast to remain latent

The UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) released their Annual Market Review 2017-2018, together with several [...]

Softwood lumber production in the US goes up, while Canadian output decreases

U.S. sawmills produced 20.678 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first seven months of 2018 [...]

Swanson Group halts production at two of its sawmills

Oregon's Swanson Group is implementing production curtailments with immediate effect, citing deteriorating market conditions.    The [...]