Keyword: lumber

Canfor extends sawmill curtailments in BC

Canfor Corporation will extend sawmill curtailments in British Columbia (B.C.) due to ongoing weak market conditions and the lack [...]

US lumber prices continue to fall despite low inventories

Wood-pricing service Random Lengths said that its framing-lumber composite index dropped in the last week of 2022 to [...]

Tolko extends B.C. shutdowns due to weak markets

Tolko Industries has announced that as of January 2, 2023, its Soda Creek and Armstrong Lumber operations in B.C [...]

Germany: Wood price evolution for 2023 still uncertain

Due to the fact that more people are using firewood during the energy crisis, prices are also rising in Rhineland [...]

Swedish sawmills are unexpectedly strong due to high US demand

One of the explanations for the unexpected strength in a currently declining wood products economy is how much wood products [...]

China: Hopes that Covid restriction easing would bring back wood demand

Several major Chinese banks have adopted a government led 16-point rescue plan to extend billions to struggling private developers [...]

US homebuilders buy time with huge backlogs

The US housing market has fallen off a cliff, but for now, homebuilders are biding their time. As bad as [...]

Lumber futures rise on more Canadian sawmill curtailments

US lumber futures rose by the most allowed by exchange rules following Canfor's announcement that it would further curtail [...]

Sweden’s sawmills expected to further reduce capacity in 2023

    In its latest Forestry Report for 2022, Handelsbanken looks back on the year and writes what [...]

North American lumber prices expected to rise next year

The weak market conditions that prompted Canfor's announcement this week of production curtailments at its B.C. and Alberta [...]