Market Analysis

Chinese tariffs hit the US forest supply chain

The US trade and tariff war with China that has been reignited in recent weeks is directly impacting American log [...]

Canada appeals against WTO’s April ruling in softwood lumber dispute with US

    Canada has appealed against a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel ruling in a case it lost [...]

Green plywood solution developed in China

    A "non-added formaldehyde" polyurethane adhesive plywood continuous press automatic production line solution has been developed [...]

Brazilian plywood producers worried by fall in exports

    Exports of Brazilian plywood to the United States increased by more than 30 percent between 2017 [...]

US softwood lumber prices continue to fall in June 2019

    Despite a growing list of mill curtailments, prices of framing lumber sagged under the weight of [...]

Softwood lumber deliveries from EU to US nearly double

          European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise [...]

Overview of current sawmill production curtailments in BC

Hardly a week goes by that we’re not hearing of new sawmill curtailments or closures in B.C.  For [...]

More expensive roundwood in Finland

    The prices for roundwood in Finland have increased significantly during April 2019, as compared to the [...]

US must take another look at its tariff calculation of China hardwood plywood

The U.S. Department of Commerce must take another look at its tariff calculation of hardwood plywood imported from China [...]

Exports of Brazilian wood products see sharp fall in April 2019

    In April 2019, the Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) declined 19 [...]