North America

Forecast: 2020 trends in global lumber demand

    Many in the industry will not remember 2019 positively. Simply put, most global markets were awash [...]

Significant rise in German softwood lumber exports to China and U.S.

    A significant surge in softwood lumber exports from Germany to China has been reported during the [...]

2020 global wood pellet market forecast

The biomass market faces unprecedented demand levels in 2020, with upcoming base-load power generation capacity due to add around [...]

2020 trends in the global lumber market

    In North America at least, 2019 will be remembered as the hangover from the 2018 first [...]

Vietnam suspends some plywood exports to the U.S.

    Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade announced it would suspend some plywood exports to the U [...]

Drop in U.S. softwood lumber production for Jan.-Oct. 2019

U.S. sawmills produced 29.909 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 10 months of 2019 [...]

Resolute Forest to acquire Conifex Timber’s 3 U.S. sawmills

    Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced it will acquire Conifex Timber Inc. 's three U.S. sawmills [...]

Worldwide output of wood products is at 70-year high

    The global production and trade of major wood products such as industrial roundwood, sawnwood and wood [...]

Softwood lumber production in N. America on a downward trend

    U.S. sawmills produced 26.616 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first [...]

US loggers seek relief from sharp drop in China log exports

    The Carolina Loggers Association (CLA) has joined logging associations across the United States and the American [...]