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Estonia: Softwood log prices continue to fall in Q3/2022

    The ongoing war in Europe and the energy crisis caused by Russia have led to abnormal [...]

Ocean freights drop sharply as global trade slows down

In 2021, the skyrocketing shipping prices have made the world's major shipping companies more profitable, but now, such good [...]

Indonesia slows wood product exports to China and US

According to data recently released by the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry, as of September this year, Indonesia's [...]

Arauco’s plants in Argentina at risk of shutdown under import controls

    The Chamber of the Argentine Timber Industries (CAIMA) has warned that local timber producers may soon [...]

Interfor reports Q3/2022 results

    Interfor Corporation recorded net earnings in Q3 2022 of $3.5 million, or $0.06 per [...]

Moelven to reduce production at its sawmills

    Norwegian Moelven delivered a good result for the third quarter, but warns that the time ahead [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber down 10%

Global trade of softwood lumber fell about 10% in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period in [...]

Housing market gloom puts North American sawmills at risk

A pall in North America’s housing market is slashing demand for lumber and threatening to shut down sawmills in [...]

UK: Uncertain timber market conditions expected in 2023

    The Timber Development UK (TDUK) annual market conference in central London was unequivocal in its message [...]

Western Forest Products sees N. American housing market supporting lumber demand

    Western Forest Products Inc. reported third-quarter results on Thursday. The company sees the fundamentals of [...]