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  • Market Prices
  • January 22, 2018 08:25

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 3, 2018

Trading in framing lumber remained active, and gains pushed some prices to all-time highs. The action left traders shaking their heads — some in near disbelief — given the time of year and another bout of frigid temperatures across much of the nation... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 19, 2018 13:36

Production of lumber in Canada on the rise in October 2017

Production of lumber in Canada increased by 6.3% in October 2017 as compared to the previous month, up to a volume of 5 991.0 thousand m3... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 19, 2018 12:31

Storm Burglind causes damages of 1.3 million m3 in Switzerland

On January 16, the Swiss Wood Market Commission assessed the current situation after the storm Burglind and its impact on the timber market.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 19, 2018 11:31

China: Considerable rise in log imports from Xiamen Port

Chinese log imports from Xiamen Port reached 1.905 million m3 and a value of US$46 million in 2017, up 10% in volume and 11% in value as compared to 2016... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 19, 2018 10:47

Lumber production in the US continues to rise

From January to October, a total of 28.638 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber was produced in the US... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 18, 2018 14:50

Indonesian wood products exports set to rise this year

Indonesian wood product exports rose slightly above 1% in 2017, according to Rufi'ie, Director of the Indonesian Forest Product Processing and Marketing in the Ministry of Environment and Forestry... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 17, 2018 08:17

Myanmar: Transparency should be the key to boost the teak market

The authorities in Myanmar were reminded by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) that if they don't clarify the flow of logs which go from the forests to the mills, the legality of the wood for export will always be doubted by the teak importers... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 16, 2018 13:05

Exports of the Brazilian planted forest industry rise 11.4%

Brazilian exports generated by the planted forest sector hit US$7.7 billion in the first ten months of last year, a 11.4% rise compared to 2016... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 16, 2018 12:57

European imports of tropical logs fall from all major supply countries in Jan.-Sep. 2017

The EU trade in tropical logs followed a similar downward path. Imports in the first nine months of 2017 totalled just 90,400 cu.m, 28% less than the same period in 2016, and fell 29% to 22,700 cu.m from Congo... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 15, 2018 12:06

Vietnam: New FTA with EU might boost timber products exports

With the new EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), experts predict that about $1 billion worth of timber will be exported to the EU every year by 2020... [more...]

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