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  • Forestry
  • July 29, 2015 10:49

Plum Creek reports Q2 results

Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. announced second quarter earnings of $21 million on revenues of $302 million. Earnings for the second quarter of 2014 were $55 million on revenues of $356 million... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 29, 2015 10:36

Canfor reports results for Q2 2015

Canfor Corporation recently reported net income attributable to shareholder of $11.1 million, or $0.08 per share, for the second quarter of 2015, compared to $29.3 million, or $0.22 per share, for the first quarter of 2015 and $54.3 million, or $0.39 per share, for the second quarter of 2014. For the six months ended June 30, 2015, the Company’s shareholder net income was $40.4 million, or $0.30 per share, compared to shareholder net income of $99.8 million, or $0.72 per share, reported for the first half of 2014... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 28, 2015 10:25

U.S. softwood lumber prices continue to drop

A slower pace of framing lumber sales was widely reported, as uncertainty about the market’s next move left traders cautious. Much of the concern was focused on whether Canadian mills would push larger volumes into the U.S. market when August ushers in a lower tax under the Softwood Lumber Agreement, and a strengthening U.S. dollar provides further incentive to ship stateside... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 28, 2015 09:15

Latest price movements of logs, sawnwood and plywood in Brazil

The following report contains latest prices of logs, sawnwood and plywood from Brazil...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 28, 2015 09:00

US log shipments to China carrying pests

According to China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine many pests have been found in logs imported from the US... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 27, 2015 08:41

Central/West Africa: Minor price changes but focus is on change in China

A few minor price movements were reported in the first week of July but most log and sawnwood prices remain unchanged because of only moderate demand in the main markets. Of major concern to West African exporters was the rapid collapse of stock values in China and the impact this could have on domestic consumption. A large volume of equities in China are in the hands of small investors many of whom have borrowed heavily to buy stocks. Coming on top of the recent weakening in property prices in China it is expected that this latest shock will undermine Chinese consumer confidence and that spending will decline... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 24, 2015 11:32

RusForest: Sales of sawnwood and sawlog increased in Q2/2015

RusForest AB, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, announced preliminary Q2 2015 production and sales results for its Magistralny and Ust-Ilimsk units... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • July 24, 2015 07:17

Timber imports through Shanghai Port down 47% in H1/2015

China’s Customs has reported that timber imports through Shanghai Port in the first half of 2015 amounted to 4.43 million cubic metres... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 22, 2015 12:01

Australia's forest industry shows signs of recovery

Australia’s forestry sector showed signs of improvement in 2013–14, although wood product consumption and plantation investment remain weak... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • July 22, 2015 09:09

New Zealand: Log prices stable due to uncertainty of the Chinese market

The price of New Zealand logs held steady from June to July. The average wharf gate price of A-grade logs stood at NZ$86 per tonne... [more...]

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