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The rise of eco-friendly wooden skyscrapers

16, Nov 2017

Wooden structures that don't use any concrete or steel are popping up all over the world, says CityLab contributor Amanda Kolson Hurley. For a long time the country moved away from building...

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Value of Brazil's pine sawn-wood exports up 19%

14, Nov 2017

In September 2017, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 25.0% in value compared to September 2016, from US$201.2 million to US$251.5 million. Pine sawn-wood exports...

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Record prices seen in US lumber market

14, Nov 2017

The U.S. market has been red-hot in 2017 on a combination of supply, demand, trade and climate factors that have combined to create a “one-of-a-kind” year. And it isn’t over yet! We have been predicting a timber supply crunch...

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Final softwood lumber duties set for Canada

14, Nov 2017

The U.S. Commerce Department last week set the final countervailing and anti-dumping duties against Canadian softwood lumber exports. Canadian companies exporting lumber to the U.S...

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Record log harvest for Australian forestry industry

14, Nov 2017

Record log harvest for Australian forestry industry Australia’s forest product industries had a record log harvest in 2016-17, increasing in both value and volume, according to statistics and forecasts...

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Timberland Is Poised for Resurgence

13, Nov 2017

Returns from U.S. timberland investments have been depressed since the housing market collapse. A decade later, the asset class may finally be poised for a comeback.

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Six Asian countries regulating timber imports

13, Nov 2017

In the past 12 months, Japan, the Republic of Korea, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia have all taken steps to develop import regulations designed to keep illegally logged timber out of their markets.

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Australia may water down illegal timber

13, Nov 2017

A 2017 study by the Global Financial Integrity ranked illegal logging as the third largest global crime in value, after counterfeiting and drug trafficking.

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Small port supplying world’s biggest timber importer

09, Nov 2017

Pine trees moving across Gisborne’s port meet an astonishing six percent of China’s total international demand for soft wood, says Eastland Port General Manager Andrew Gaddum.

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Lucrative log markets in China have resulted in a tripling of softwood log export volumes from Australia the past four years, reports WRQ

07, Nov 2017

Timberland owners in Australia are increasingly exploring opportunities for the exportation of logs as an alternative to selling logs in the domestic market.

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