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  • Prices for hardwood chips traded overseas increased 1.3% in January, 2015

    Etiketter: Wood
    Prices for hardwood chips traded overseas increased 1.3% in January, 2015, but were still 5.8% lower than in early 2014, according to the FOEX PIX-HCG Index. North America continues to supply China, Japan and other Asian countries with logs for their forest products sectors. Log exports from the US and Canada in the 1Q/14 were up 14% from last year, reports the North American Wood Fiber Review, with shipments from the US South having increased the most. / Wood Resources International
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  • Softwood lumber prices fell towards the end of 2014

    Etiketter: Wood
    Softwood lumber exports were 5-8% higher in Canada, Russia and the Nordic countries in 2014 compared to 2013, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Prices for lumber trended down over the course of the year, mainly because of the strengthening US dollar and weaker wood markets in Europe and Asia. / Wood Resources International
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  • Sawlog prices fell because of reduced lumber production and slowing log exports to Asia

    Etiketter: Wood
    Sawlog prices fell throughout much of North America during the 3Q/14 because of reduced lumber production and slowing log exports to Asia, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review Lower lumber production and slowing log exports to Asia resulted in generally lower sawlog prices in both the US and Canada in the 3Q/14, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. The biggest price declines were seen in the US South and in the Interior of British Columbia, where prices were down 3-10% from the 2Q/14. / Wood Resources International
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  • 2015 Mapping the Course

    Etiketter: Wood
    The workshop will be held at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA. The Heathman is located at 7801 NE Greenwood Dr. Take SR-500 East off I-5 in Vancouver. Exit at NE Thurston Way and go north to NE Parkway DR. Turn left on Parkway and the Lodge is on the left. The Heathman can be viewed at: www.heathmanlodge.com. / WFCA
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  • Timber harvests in the US and Canada have gone up for four consecutive years

    Etiketter: Wood
    Increased North American log exports and higher softwood lumber production in the US and Canada have resulted in a steady rise in timber harvests on the continent from 2009 to 2013, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. However, despite the recent upward trend in log production, harvest levels in North America were still 40% higher ten years ago than they were last year. / Wood Resources International
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  • Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update

    Etiketter: Wood
    Increased North American log exports and higher softwood lumber production in the US and Canada has resulted in a steady rise in timber harvests on the continent from 2009 to 2013, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. However, despite the recent upward trend in log production, harvest levels in North America were still 40% higher ten years ago than they were last year. / Wood Resources Quarterly
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  • Canada Woodworking East 2014

    Etiketter: Wood
    From forward-thinking educational seminars to an expansive exhibit floor and limitless networking opportunities with industry peers, Canada Woodworking East is the only show focused on Canada’s French and Bilingual secondary wood marketplace. / Woodworking East
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  • Interfor reports strong Q4 results

    Etiketter: Wood
    The Canadian wood products company International Forest Products (Interfor) reported net earnings of $11.4 million or $0.18 per share in the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to net losses of $0.1 million or $0.00 per share in the third quarter and $3.8 million or $0.07 per share in the fourth quarter of 2012. / Pulppapernews
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  • The first half of 2013 saw increased production of lumber in the US

    Etiketter: Wood
    Higher lumber consumption in the US has resulted in both increased domestic production and a rise in importation of lumber in 2013, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Total production in North America was up almost seven percent from January through July this year compared to 2012, and imports from Canada and overseas jumped 18% during the same period. / Wood Resources International
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  • Global sawlog prices trending upward with the GSPI Price Index

    Etiketter: Wood
    Global sawlog prices trending upward with the GSPI Price Index reaching the highest level since 2011: the biggest price increases occurred in Western US and Canada, Sawlog price trends around the world were mixed in the 2Q/13, with prices increasing in log exporting regions of North America and Oceania, but declining in Europe, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. The GSPI Price Index rose 5.1% from the 1Q/13 to the highest level since 2011. / WRI
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