• Forestry
  • January 17, 2019 08:54

Malaysia: Wood products exports down in first 8 months of 2018

Malaysia’s Minister of Primary Industries, Teresa Kok, recently reported that wood product exports in 2018 are likely to be lower than the RM23.21 billion in 2017... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 16, 2019 12:12

U.S. sawmills produce 4.4% more softwood lumber in Jan.-Oct. 2018

Softwood lumber production by U.S. sawmills in the first 10 months of 2018 was 29.760 billion board ft. (bbf), an increase of 4.4% from 28.513 bbf a year earlier...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 15, 2019 12:42

Declining global trade of softwood lumber

Global trade of softwood lumber from January through September 2018 was down 2.5% as compared to the same period last year. China, Japan, the United Kingdom and the MENA region reduced their imports, while the US and continental Europe have imported more lumber in 2018 than in 2017... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • January 15, 2019 11:13

Canadian lumber production up 7.5% in October in 2018

Canadian lumber production rose 7.5% from September to 5 789.6 thousand cubic metres of lumber in October... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 15, 2019 10:04

Switzerland: Price of wood pellets grows continues to rise in January

The prices for wood pellets in Switzerland have continued to rise in January but the price level is below that of the previous year...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 15, 2019 09:16

Indonesia: Government wants high performance panel industry

Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Darmin Nasution, says the government wants the Indonesian wood panel industry to get back its top performance... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 14, 2019 12:07

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 2, 2019

The first full workweek of the year generated more inquiries and sales of framing lumber, but traders’ views of the market were mixed... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 14, 2019 09:01

Ghana's wood products exports up by 10% in the first 3 quarters of 2018

Ghana exported a total volume of 251,469 cu.m of wood products during the 9-months to September 2018... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 11, 2019 10:24

Finland: logging volume 17% in November 2018

In November 2018, 6.2 million m3 of roundwood was harvested for use by the forest industries in Finland. This logging volume was... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 11, 2019 08:18

Peruvian wood products exports grow slightly in Jan.-Sep. 2018

According to information provided by the Association of Exporters (ADEX), Peru’s first nine month 2018 wood product exports were worth US$88.9 million FOB, up by about 0.7% from the same period in 2017... [more...]

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