Archives: April 2018

Sodra invests SEK 100 mill in reopening Langasjo sawmill in Sweden

On Saturday 21 April, Södra’s sawmill at Långasjö was reopened at a ceremony attended by more than [...]

Lumber prices in the US driven higher by increased demand

    The seasonal demand for lumber in the US helped producers regain command of the framing lumber [...]

Sawn timber and log exports from Russia grew at the beginning of 2018

The Russian sawn timber exports have grew during January-February 2018, both in volume and in value terms. The country [...]

The EU wooden furniture manufacturers show great interest to “source locally”

There seems to be a growing preference in the EU market to ‘source local’, particularly in the design and specifier [...]
April 27, 2018 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Wood Furniture / Europe

Austrian softwood lumber prices regress during March

In March, the prices for softwood lumber in Austria declined slightly compared to February. The decline is of 1-2 [...]

Global MDF market reports robust growth

    In 2017, the global MDF market amounted to 96.4 million m3, posting solid gains over [...]

US dismisses new investigation on China plywood duties

On February 15, four US plywood producers filed a petition at the US Department of Commerce complaining about the plywood [...]

Roundwood prices in Estonia on an upward trend

Roundwood prices in Estonia have risen significantly in February 2018, from December 2017. In January 2018, the price continued to [...]

Bergs Timber agrees buy Norvik’s timber operations in Baltics and UK

Bergs Timber signed an agreement with Bergs Timber’s main owner, Norvik, Norway, acquiring a number of companies within the [...]

European Commission decides to further investigate IKEA’s potential tax fraud in the Netherlands

The European Commission published on the 27th of March the nonconfidential version of its decision to open a formal investigation [...]