Forestry

Coronavirus: Canfor to cut Canadian lumber production by 40%

Canfor, the Vancouver, British Columbia-based timber and forest products company, is being forced to cut back on its operations [...]

Indonesia to end SVLK

Indonesia’s trade ministry has scrapped a requirement for wood exporters to obtain licenses verifying their wood comes from legal [...]

N. American wood industry giants announce more production curtailments

Wood business companies in North America are responding to the threats of the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a tracking of [...]

India’s wood industry ceases activity due to strict lockdown measures

    India has taken drastic measures against the spread of the coronavirus entering a strict lockdown. The [...]

Vietnam: Exports of wood products expected to fall sharply as main markets are under lockdown

Vietnam will see significant decline in exports of timber and wooden products in the next three months due to COVID [...]

Top North American lumber producers in 2019

Canadian and U.S. lumber producers faced a tough lumber market that saw more mill curtailments and closures than acquisitions [...]

Russian timber industry under pressure due to mild winter

Due to the abnormally warm winter in Russia, a shortage of wood raw materials has formed. Logging equipment sometimes could [...]

China’s new forest law to fight illegal logging

       In the first revision to the country’s Forest Law in over twenty years [...]