North America

Forecast: What’s the impact of the coronavirus on the Chinese timber industry?

    During the coronavirus crisis, nearly half of the companies in the Chinese wood industry reported that [...]

Raw material supply for wood pellet industry causes concerns as many sawmills are closing

    Expectations of a downturn in sawmill activity — a likely result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — has [...]

Coronavirus: Canfor to cut Canadian lumber production by 40%

Canfor, the Vancouver, British Columbia-based timber and forest products company, is being forced to cut back on its operations [...]

N. American wood industry giants announce more production curtailments

Wood business companies in North America are responding to the threats of the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a tracking of [...]

Vietnam: Exports of wood products expected to fall sharply as main markets are under lockdown

Vietnam will see significant decline in exports of timber and wooden products in the next three months due to COVID [...]

Top North American lumber producers in 2019

Canadian and U.S. lumber producers faced a tough lumber market that saw more mill curtailments and closures than acquisitions [...]

Impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the global wood pellet market

    The coronavirus pandemic is likely to cause a global economic depression. Many sectors are being and [...]

U.S. forest product companies considered ”essential”; to operate under coronavirus lockdown

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Labor have both said the forest products [...]