French MEP proposes ban on exports of European logs

    French MEP Emmanuel Morel sent a request to the European Commission, in which he expressed concern [...]
February 28, 2022 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Canfor to sell Mackenzie sawmill

    Canfor Corporation is selling more assets to Peak Renewables, which is in the wood pellet production [...]

Interfor completes acquisition of Eacom

    B.C. lumber giant Interfor has announced that the $490-million transaction, which was first disclosed [...]

Russian attack on Ukraine hits global markets

Russia’s attacks on Ukraine roiled global markets Thursday, driving up prices for crude oil and natural gas as investors [...]

Europe’s logs and lumber exports face delays due to transportation problems

There is still delay of exporting European logs and lumber due to difficulty of loading and unloading at ports in [...]
February 24, 2022 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Lumber prices increase again as Canada’s biggest producers reduce output

Lumber futures rose to the highest in a month as some of Canada’s biggest producers reduce output and transportation [...]

Canfor permanently reduces production capacity at Plateau sawmill

    Canfor announced Tuesday (Feb. 15) that they are permanently reducing production capacity at the Plateau sawmill [...]
February 24, 2022 Forestry / Sawmilling / ...North America

Recent auctions in Germany bring record prices both for hardwood and softwood timber

    Some recent auctions organized in Germany's forests reveal record prices both for softwood logs as [...]

Sharp rise in CIF prices for China’s softwood log imports

According to China Customs, log imports in 2021 totalled 63.58 million cubic metres valued at US$11.594 billion [...]