Sawmilling

West Fraser to close Chasm lumber mill

    West Fraser announced its intention to permanently close its Chasm lumber mill and eliminate the third [...]

More than 600 US companies want to urge Trump to end tariffs of Chinese products

    Companies across a wide array of industries have almost uniformly opposed the Trump administration's plan [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber reaches the second highest level in history

    Global trade of softwood lumber reached 120 million m3 in 2018, the second highest level on [...]

Stocks of logs at Chinese ports starting to fall

Total softwood log stocks across China have reduced slightly from last month to around 3.8 million m3. Daily uplift [...]

China: Latest prices for imported logs and sawnwood

    The report below contains the latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in [...]

Investments and business outlook of the Russian sawmilling industry

    The Russian sawmilling industry is characterized by fragmentation, a division between large export-oriented companies and [...]

Former closed sawmill in BC converts to wood pellets

    A sawmill in McBride, B.C., that shutdown 13 years ago is getting a new life [...]

Tropical timber imports to benefit from EU deforestation policies

Increasingly the twin concepts of “zero deforestation” and “embodied deforestation” lie at the heart of European policy making, both in [...]

Massive curtailments in BC push US softwood lumber prices up

Additional and significant curtailments announced in British Columbia jolted the framing lumber market out of a five-week losing streak [...]

Swedish softwood lumber exports to China collapse, but compensated with booming deliveries to Egypt

    Sweden increased softwood lumber exports to Egypt by 68.2% y-o-y in first quarter [...]