Archives: November 2021

Reactions to US decision to double Canadian softwood lumber tariffs

    As the U.S. Department of Commerce issued its final determination in the second administrative review [...]

US doubles Canadian softwood lumber tariffs

    The U.S. Department of Commerce released its final determination for the Second Administrative Review (AR2 [...]

Interfor buys lumber producer Eacom Timber for $490-million

  Interfor Corp. will become the only lumber company with operations in all four producing regions of North America [...]

Booming trend in European log exports to China unlikely to continue

    European softwood logs were practically non-existent at Chinese ports five years ago. However, a combination [...]

Kastamonu to become fifth global largest panels producer with new mega MDF project

    Kastamonu Entegre has placed an order with Siempelkamp for an MDF plant featuring the longest continuous [...]

No lumber shortages at the moment in Germany; price level again competitive

    In the first half of 2021, the German market for lumber was characterized by enormous price [...]

France’s oak industry faces biggest supply crisis in history

    The supply situation of oak logs to French sawmills continues to deteriorate dangerously as exports to [...]

DOMOTEX 2022 postponed due to recent Covid-19 evolution

    Deutsche Messe, the organiser of DOMOTEX, the trade show for carpets and floor coverings, has announced [...]

Vietnam’s wood processing industry sees recovery in production

The Vietnamese wood processing industry has recently seen a recovery in production after the fourth outbreak of Covid-19.  [...]