Sawmilling

European imports of tropical logs recover this year

After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered ground in the first nine months [...]

US softwood lumber prices rise at the end of November

A mostly measured sales pace was reported across the most of US framing lumber species at the end of November [...]

No more log fumigation at Chinese Taicang Port

It has been reported that Taicang Port is considering a ban on fumigating North American logs because of the risk [...]

EU tropical timber imports recover in Q3/2018

EU imports of tropical wood products dipped sharply in 2017 and started this year very slowly but recovered some lost [...]

West Fraser to curtail production at 4 sawmills in BC

West Fraser announced it will implement temporary production curtailments over the holiday period at four of its British Columbia sawmills [...]

22,6% of the global industrial roundwood production is now FSC certified

A recent analysis across FSC forest management audit reports revealed that approximately 423 million cubic meters of wood are harvested [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports to set new record in 2018

Vietnam’s forestry product export is expected to reach 9.3 billion USD this year, according to the Ministry of [...]

Trump and Xi Jinping agree to suspend trade tariffs

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices on the rise

In October, the stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 61.8 per cubic metre,  and the price [...]

Rougier Group sells Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux to French company

The Rougier Group entered into exclusive negotiations with the Malvaux Group to sell 100% of the Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux’s [...]