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European softwood lumber exports to China crash in 2018

The European softwood lumber exports to China fell by -32% during January-December 2018, as compared to the same period [...]

Resolute plans several curtailments in Q2

Resolute Forest Products Inc. plans curtailments in Q2 at several stud sawmills in Quebec and Ontario, citing log supply constraints [...]

German company accused of importing illegal teak from Myanmar

The London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) submitted evidence to German and European enforcement authorities showing serious repeated violations of [...]

Negative outlook for the global forest products industry, says Moody’s

The outlook for the global paper and forest products industry has been changed to negative from stable, Moody's says [...]

Uncertain lumber market in the US causes mixed trends

    Framing lumber sales in US were inconsistent and price trends mixed, leaving buyers and sellers uncertain [...]

US lumber production higher than the Canadian production in 2018

Softwood lumber production by U.S. sawmills in 2018 was 34.873 billion board ft. (bbf), up 3.3% from [...]

Ten timber trading companies in Europe accused of importing illegal wood from DRC

Ten European companies trading in timber have sourced US$2.26 million of wood from a company engaged in illegal [...]

Lumber prices in the US still down during March

    Framing lumber trading developed a stronger pulse for those serving markets graced with warmer and drier [...]

Sluggish markets in US, China, UK and Japan generate low global lumber trade

In 2018, global trade of lumber fell for the first time in five years, with total trade down 7% year [...]

Sawlog prices in Latvia on sharp rise

    In the third quarter of 2018, the average roundwood purchase prices in Latvia have continued their [...]