Woodworking machinery industry in Italy drops its foreign sales in Q3/2018

    For the Italian woodworking machinery sector, the July-September period reaffirmed the current industry trend, characterized [...]

West Fraser permanently curtails lumber production at Fraser Lake and Quesnel sawmills

West Fraser announced it will permanently curtail approximately 300 million board feet of combined lumber production at its Fraser Lake [...]

Swedish sawlog prices on the rise during the 3rd quarter of 2018

The delivery prices on Swedish sawlog and pulpwood prices rose by 5.5% and 3.4% respectively in the 3Q [...]

Growing US lumber market still needs Canadian key supplies for the next ten years

    The softwood sawmilling sector in Eastern Canada will play an increasingly important role as a key [...]

Sweden: Softwood lumber exports drop due to lower deliveries to China and Egypt

    During January-September 2018, Sweden has exported about 7.4 million m3 of softwood lumber. This [...]

Forecast: New trends to emerge in China’s softwood log, lumber supply chain

Ongoing developments and emerging themes in China continue to significantly impact market dynamics; these key themes are unmistakable to anyone [...]
November 16, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China

Stable softwood lumber prices in US

Firm to higher prices were the rule on the heels of last week’s activity in the US. Some follow [...]

China expected to become BC’s main forest products export market, surpassing the US

Canada’s key export-support organization boldly predicts China will surpass the United States as British Columbia’s top market [...]

100 million m3 of damages in Europe due to storms and beetle infestation in over 1 year

The autumn storm "Vaia", which led to large-scale damages in the forests of northern Italy and southern Austria from [...]
November 14, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Canfor buys Elliott Sawmilling for US$110 million

Canfor Corporation has entered into an agreement to purchase Elliott Sawmilling Co., Inc. located in Estill, South Carolina for a [...]