China Extends Hardwood Tariff Exemption - Sep 30, 2021 

As China continues to grow, it still needs foreign wood sources to supplement a growing domestic forest products sector. This is good news for U.S. hardwood exporters, a group that has been hammered by the trade war.; Pallet User Survey Points to High Demand, Strained Supply: The results this year reflect what most pallet suppliers already know – the supply balance has shifted in the favor of pallet producers and recyclers. This year, 94% of respondents said they are using wood pallets in their operations. Another 37% say they use plastic pallets and 12% use wood composite pallets.; Regional Graphs / Third Quarter 2021: These graphs illustrate trends in the average lumber prices published within each region over the past year.