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Top 20 Producers Report Indicates Optimism

Top 20 Lumber Producers Report Indicates Renewed Industry Optimism The latest WOOD MARKETS annual survey of the “top 20” Canadian and US softwood lumber producers shows an uneven trend across North American for 2012: US production increased 6.3%, whereas Canadian production increased only 0.4%. Rapidly increasing demand outpaced mill output in 2012, while blockbuster corporate […]

Russia: Forest Industry Competitiveness & Export Outlook

Understand the logging and wood products trends and practices in Russia. Included is a cost benchmarking analysis of Russian sawmill costs and an assessment of the risks of doing business in Russia. Link

Global Cost Benchmarking Report to Q1 2013

Global Timber/Sawmill/Lumber Cost Benchmarking Report covers annual costs and 2013/Q1 for 29 different countries/regions producing structural softwood lumber. It is a key tool in evaluating the relationship between delivered log costs to “top-quartile” and “average” mills costs and the margin potential that sawmills are able to generate, given their mill costs structures and market focus. […]

U.S. Moulding Market & Supply Options: Outlook to 2017

This five-year forecast report provides a detailed assessment of U.S. moulding market segments by product/supply region for clearwood pine lumber. It reviews the shifting trends in domestic versus offshore supply of mouldings and an in-depth insight for strategies and options in the pine lumber and moulding sectors. Early bird deadline March 31, 2013. Link – […]