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  • 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...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 15, 2018 10:31

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 02, 2018

Trading picked up notably in all framing lumber species, leaving some traders reaching for superlatives to describe the fast start to the year. Even as wintry weather kept a grip on consumption in some markets, orders flowed back to the mills at a steady to active pace... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 12, 2018 11:45

Canada imports more tropical sawnwood from the US

Canadian imports of tropical sawnwood were worth US$1.65 million in October, slightly down from the previous month and also year-to-date from October 2016.... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • January 10, 2018 14:04

Japan's housing starts fell slightly in November

Japan's housing starts declined at a slower-than-expected pace in November, data from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism showed... [more...]

  • Wood Construction
  • January 10, 2018 11:56

Canadian housing starts trend stable in December

The trend in housing starts was 226,777 units in December 2017, compared to 226,178 units in November 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 09, 2018 09:51

Finland: forest industry products export value 4% up in October 2017

The export value of the Finnish forest industry products totalled EUR 1.02 billion in October 2017. Compared to October 2016 export value increased by... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 08, 2018 07:37

Western US sawmills produce 3% more lumber in Jan.-Oct. 2017

Western U.S. sawmills produced 11.853 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 10 months of 2017, a gain of 3.0% from the 11.513 bbf produced in the same period a year earlier... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 08, 2018 06:30

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 01, 2018

Despite severe wintry weather that disrupted markets across much of the continent, framing lumber prices opened the year with a firm to stronger tone... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 05, 2018 10:23

Södra increased timber exports to the US

Södra’s exports of sawn timber to the US have risen over the past four years and a further 25-percent increase is expected in 2018... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 04, 2018 10:13

Finland: roundwood prices 1% up in November 2017

The roundwood trade in Finland was brisk in November. By the end of November, roundwood purchases amounted to 38.4 million cubic metres from non-industrial private forests. The roundwood trade volume increased just over... [more...]

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