Archives: 2017

Canada to file WTO complaint over US softwood lumber duties

    Canada formally requested World Trade Organization (WTO) consultations with the United States concerning the U.S [...]
November 30, 2017 Latest Trends / Sawmilling / ...North America

Södra sells Södra Wood Norway

Södra is preparing to sell its Norwegian operation, Södra Wood AS, to German company Sörnsen Holzleisten. The [...]

Swedish softwood lumber exports rise by 13% in September

    In September, the Swedish sawmills exported 13% more sawn and planed softwood lumber than in September [...]
November 30, 2017 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Poland receives final warning from ECJ over logging in the Białowieża Forest

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has warned Poland that if the country doesn't immediately cease its active forest [...]

High lumber prices to cover duties imposed by the US on Canadian lumber imports, says Moody’s

Sustained high lumber prices in 2018 will cover the cost of final duties imposed by the US government on Canadian [...]

Asian market sees high wood pellet production levels and booming prices

Increases in Vietnam’s wood pellet spot prices accelerated during the third quarter of 2017, boosted by strengthening Japanese and [...]

US South sawmills the most profitable in the world

The US South was the highest margin sawmill region in North America – a place it has held since 2008 – as [...]

Price of Austrian pellets going up this month

The average price of wood pellets in Austria has reached of 232.9 € per tonne of wood pellets or 4 [...]

Largest cross-laminated timber building in the US to be build in Chicago

Hines, the international real estate firm, in a joint venture with Diversified Real Estate Capital and Big Bay Realty, announced [...]

Italy: SICAM 2017 confirms the upward trend of the furniture industry

Once more, SICAM did not fail to meet expectations this year, with more exhibitors and more visitors compared to the [...]