Sawmilling

N. American lumber prices fall to new 2022 low

   Lumber prices fell to a new 2022 low on Thursday after existing home sales showed a slowdown in [...]

India: Wood import market blocked due to cargo issues and fumigation rules

Kandla port is forecast to be very busy with four log vessels arriving from Uruguay and Argentina as well as [...]

Roseburg breaks ground on new sawmill

Roseburg Forest Products held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its new Roanoke Valley Lumber sawmill in Weldon, North [...]

Swedish forest industry continues to produce at a high rate; prices remain at high levels

    The Swedish forest industry is doing well. The production rate is strong, prices remain at high [...]

Current trends in the Canadian lumber market

Lumber prices have recently experienced a volatile 2021 amid supply chain challenges and booming downstream markets.     [...]

The European Parliament votes on the future of the forestry industry

The European Parliament's Environment Committee has taken a position on several proposals of great importance to the forest industry [...]

Finland: Many challenges can arise in replacing Russian wood

After the end of Russian wood imports, the Finnish forest industry will be looking for substitute wood mainly from Finland [...]

Current softwood log inventories at Chinese ports

    Softwood log inventories at the China’s main ocean ports totaled 5.7 million m3 on [...]

N. America: Some lumber prices increase as inventory woes ease

While many North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber and panel prices stayed flat, others did rise a little bit [...]

Japan to offer financial aid to companies switching from imported to domestic lumber

    Japan's Forestry Agency plans to offer financial aid to companies switching from foreign to domestic [...]