North America

N. American lumber suppliers cut prices to increase sales

    A few months of struggle between lumber buyers and sellers brought some big price cuts in [...]

UFP Industries acquires 50% stake in Dempsey Wood Products, LLC

    UFP Industries (UFPI) announced that its affiliate, PalletOne, Inc., has acquired a 50% equity stake in [...]

U.S. open to new lumber talks with Canada

The United States is open to fresh negotiations with Canada to resolve a longstanding dispute over U.S. tariffs on [...]

N. American lumber prices fall further as mortgage rates hit fresh 13-year high

   Lumber prices fell last Thursday, marking the first decline in more than a week, as mortgage rates rose [...]

Canfor to invest $25 million to modernize its Estil facility in South Carolina

Canfor Southern Pine (Canfor) is investing $25 million to modernize its Hampton County facility in South Carolina, as South Carolina [...]

N. American lumber prices remain near recent lows as new home construction sinks

     Lumber prices remained near recent lows as construction on new homes fell while mortgage rates jumped [...]

Brazil expands plywood exports to EU as falling supplies to US

    In May, Brazil reduced plywood exports to the U.S. by 38% year-on-year to [...]

Fuel prices forcing shutdowns, threaten entire US timber supply chain

    Skyrocketing, record-breaking diesel fuel prices are forcing some logging and trucking operations to shut down [...]

N. American lumber prices sink further as homebuyers lose affordability

     North American lumber prices are spiraling as red-hot house prices and the rising cost of [...]

Top global softwood lumber producers

    In 2021, the 25 biggest softwood sawmills in the world produced more than 85 million m [...]