North America

ENplus to open revision process

With recent studies highlighting the rapid expansion of the wood pellet market with a global production increase of 11 percent [...]

Indonesian timber industry seeks to take advantage of the US-China trade war

The Indonesian government is mulling over banking on its timber and furniture industry to seize the momentum amid the ongoing [...]

Vietnam’s wood industry struggles to prevent trade fraud as Chinese move business in the country

    According to a market research on wood processing market of Vietnam by Forest Trend, in the [...]

Norbord reduces OSB production; lower demand cited

    Since September,  Norbord has reduced production at Line 1 of its Cordele, Georgia OSB mill.  [...]

Australia’s woodchip industry hit by US-China trade war

Australia's $1.4-billion plantation woodchip industry has been dragged into the US-China trade war, with a number [...]

U.S. hits China with antidumping duties on wooden cabinets of up to 251%

    The U.S. trade conflict with China may not have spared the kitchen sink, or even [...]

North American sawmills see their profit margins decline

Costs for sawlogs declined in most major regions around the world in the first half of 2019. However, lumber prices [...]

SmartLam wants to become the biggest CLT producer in North America

SmartLam aims to produce 17.2 million cubic feet of annual CLT production by 2022. Smartlam says that it has [...]

Softwood lumber prices in the US dropped lat the beginning of October

Drama unfolded large in downtown Vancouver at the beginning of October, where was being held the Union of British Columbia [...]

List of all of the Chinese wood products that will be charged the 30% tariff this month

    On Oct. 15, the US administration will raise tariffs on Chinese wood and paper products to [...]