Sawmilling

Steady growth for Brazilian wood-based products exports

In November 2018, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 24% in value compared to November [...]

Romanian recent auctions reveal higher prices for standing timber

    In January, a new round of auctions for standing timber was held by the Romanian Forestry [...]

Georgia-Pacific to close lumber mill

Georgia-Pacific will close Sterling Lumber mill in Brunswick, Georgia, with loss of 120 jobs, amid difficultly in getting timber [...]

Forest stakeholders call for a stronger EU Forest Strategy

Last December, the European Commission published a progress report on the implementation of the EU Forest Strategy, discussed by the [...]
February 11, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

More US hardwood likely to go to Europe due to trade was with China

The on-going trade dispute between the US and China may lead to an increase in tariffs on US hardwood [...]

SCA Wood considers merger in France

SCA Wood France and the French company Innovation Solutions Bois, ISB, are considering a merger of its operations on wood [...]

Lumber prices in the US rapidly increase at the end of January

January closed with a bang as supply-side concerns ignited a rally that pushed many US framing lumber prices up [...]

Vietnam’s forestry product exports forecast to reach 10.5 billion USD in 2019

Vietnam's forestry product exports in January is estimated at 903 million USD, a rise of 11 percent over the [...]

Conifex curtails sawmill operations due to high log costs

Conifex Timber Inc.announced that it is temporarily curtailing sawmill operations at its Fort St. James, British Columbia sawmill for [...]

Western Forest Products completes purchase of Columbia Vista assets

Western Forest Products Inc. completed the acquisition of certain assets of Columbia Vista Corporation and related entities located in Vancouver [...]