News Release: BC Interior Outlook Report to 2028 Released

Many more BC sawmill closures forecast, and this could extend to pellet, co-gen and pulp mills.   The 2019 FEA/IFS report, BC Interior Regional Fibre Supply Forecast: Outlook to 2028 has been released. The report provides a detailed analysis on the wood supply and log processing of all eight B.C. Interior regions, where the outlook […]

Global Log & Lumber Conference Presentations: Now Available!

The presentations from the Vancouver Global Log & Lumber Conference are now available for purchase. The conference was a two-day international log, lumber, industry and markets conference including a cross-section of 20 North American and international speakers, plus many panelists. This conference remains vital to market planning and strategy setting, to better assess developments in key global […]

Billion Board Foot Club 2018

Steady Growth for Many Companies, but Headwinds Evident The annual FEA Canada’s “Billion Board Foot Club” list of top global lumber companies showed further gains in production by those companies making the threshold. As it has since 2007, West Fraser is the world’s largest softwood lumber producer: in 2018, the company produced 6.6 billion bf. […]

The Russians are Coming!

New Russia Report provides outlooks to 2025/2030 that shows Russia’s Expanding Softwood Lumber Industry is Rapidly Displacing Other Exporters to China! The trends are clear – Russia’s softwood lumber production and exports have risen dramatically: Russian softwood lumber production, estimated at 39 million m3 in 2018, has increased by 55% over the past ten years. […]