Keyword: lumber

Lumber suppliers to the US market struggle to supply

The price of lumber in the Chicago futures market is at an all-time high. The demand for lumber is [...]

Canada will keep fighting U.S. on softwood lumber tariffs, says PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed last week to keep up the fight against the never-ending effort in the [...]

Perfect storm has led to lumber, panel prices skyrocketing in North America

    John Gunkelman is the owner of Fargo’s Dakota Construction and is the immediate past president [...]

Canfor expands to Europe; completes new acquisitions

Canfor's Swedish subsidiary, Vida Group, has completed a purchase of three sawmills in the Scandanavian country.    [...]

Strong demand and rising prices for Sweden’s sawmill industry

The recent strengthening of the Swedish krona and the ongoing pandemic are two factors that have changed the conditions in [...]

WTO decision on softwood lumber cheered by Canada, rejected in US

The United States inappropriately applied countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber, according to a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement [...]

N. American sawmills can’t meet current house construction demand

North American forest products manufacturers should put on their seat belts, as the latest housing market data indicates no stop [...]

WTO backs Canada in lumber complaint against U.S. tariffs

    On Monday, August 24th, 2020, a three-person panel of the World Trade Organization (WTO) released [...]

Canadian lumber giants’ shares on a booming trend due to record lumber prices

    New record high prices for lumber and wood panel products thanks to continuing robust demand from [...]

Europe lumber suppliers benefit from record prices in US

The prices of exported lumber from Europe to the United States has doubled for European suppliers since mid-April. With [...]