North America

Top 15 biggest lumber producing companies in the world

GWMI picked the top 15 companies across the globe based on their softwood lumber production figures for 2021. The list [...]

China’s timber market report in October 2022: Import prices continue to fall

    According to the data of the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of [...]

Global demand for timber could grow fourfold by 2050

    The World Bank forecasts that global timber demand will quadruple by 2050, driven by economic and [...]

Housing slowdown may mean more downtime for N. American lumber producers

    With signs that U.S. inflation has peaked, expectations are becoming more widespread for the Fed [...]

China: Considerable rise in European spruce log inventories

Softwood log inventories at China’s main ocean ports totaled 3.72 million m3 on October 29th, 2022, a slight [...]

Warren Buffet’s investment company buys stake in Louisiana-Pacific

    In the course of the third quarter, the investment company Berkshire Hathaway, managed by Warren Buffett [...]

Wood industry at COP 27: Combining climate protection and business

    At the COP 27 UN Climate Change Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Austria's timber [...]

US lumber: Post-bubble prices under further pressure

US lumber futures continued to fall over the past few months as weakening housing markets in major economies amid rising [...]

Global economic slowdown overshadows near-term market outlook for the wood industry

Most countries in the world are experiencing slower economic growth or economic contraction. Certainly, those with global influence are performing [...]

N. American wood products market expected to rise sharply by 2026

The North American wood products market is forecasted to reach $243.9 billion in 2026, witnessing growth at a CAGR [...]