Latest Trends

International Trade Commission rules in favor of duties on Canadian softwood lumber

The U.S. International Trade Commission has no plans to revoke the existing combined countervailing and antidumping duties totaling roughly [...]
December 5, 2023 Latest Trends

Drax to curtail Houston pellet plant due to Canfor sawmill closure

Drax Canada's Houston pellet plant is producing its final batch of pellets for 2023 up until Dec. 7 after [...]
December 1, 2023 Latest Trends

Sweden: Forest machines company Rottne Industri AB cuts jobs as demand slows

Rottne Industri AB has announced that it will be making necessary workforce adjustments due to the impact of global economic [...]
December 1, 2023 Latest Trends

North American lumber prices: Recent upsides could lead to spring peaks

North American lumber prices were slightly higher on November 17 but were not running away on the upside. Nearby [...]
November 30, 2023 Latest Trends

The current state and outlook for Swedish forest industry analyzed during panel discussion

The Timber Market panel discussion in Karlstad, Sweden organized by the industry organization Svenskt Trä (Swedish Wood), offered insights and [...]
November 30, 2023 Latest Trends

Czech Republic: Large sawmill production hampered by the market situation

One of the most important woodworking companies in the Czech Republic, the sawmill in Ptení in Prostějovsk was not [...]
November 30, 2023 Latest Trends

Moelven extends layoffs due to weak market

A further 50 employees at Moelven Byggmodul AB have been notified of redundancy. It can be added to the almost [...]
November 30, 2023 Latest Trends

West African timber producers face generally dull international demand

The overall West African producer sentiment is that markets are dull some experiencing low levels of activity. The Middle East [...]
November 30, 2023 Latest Trends

Boise Cascade to indefinitely curtail lumber production in Chapman, Alabama

Boise Cascade announced an indefinite curtailment of its lumber production in Chapman, AL. The curtailment will affect approximately 80 positions [...]
November 29, 2023 Latest Trends

Finland: The war in Gaza affects the export of lumber, uncertainty in the market

For Finland's lumber exports, the war in Gaza and especially the expansion of the conflict is a threat hanging [...]
November 29, 2023 Latest Trends