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COVID-19 impact on US forest supply chain

    The global forest products industry has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck at [...]

Lumber prices in US expected to fall this autumn

    Lumber prices notched a record on Thursday but are likely to fall back to earth.  [...]

Prices of imported lumber in September 2020 at various Chinese timber markets

The tables above contain the latest price data of different imported lumber assortments at several Chinese markets.    [...]

Positive trends in the global softwood lumber markets

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its bad consequences on trade, there are more positive signals to notice in the [...]

EGGER laminates its first particleboard panel at its new plant in Lexington

  EGGER announced it has laminated its first particleboard panel at its new manufacturing facility in Lexington, North Carolina [...]

Sawlog prices fall in most regions of the world in Q2/2020

Sawlog prices fell in most of the major regions of the world in the 2Q/20. A strengthening US dollar [...]

Lumber suppliers to the US market struggle to supply

The price of lumber in the Chicago futures market is at an all-time high. The demand for lumber is [...]

Canada will keep fighting U.S. on softwood lumber tariffs, says PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed last week to keep up the fight against the never-ending effort in the [...]

Many Canadian sawmills could revive if US softwood lumber tariffs will change

Changes to softwood tariffs between the United States and Canada could help alleviate the Canada’s lumber shortage.   [...]

Interview: Impact of Covid-19 on US hardwood exports to China

Where does the global wood industry go in the post-pandemic era? This is a topic that most professionals in [...]