Archives: 2019

N. American panel prices recover magnificently, big changes at BC sawmill operators

Recently, Canfor announced a bid to go private, and Conifex sold its Fort St James timber rights to Hampton, which [...]

Canada: Why 25 mills have stopped operating this year?

The heavily interconnected B.C. forestry sector is facing a crisis as 25 mills have ceased operating this year, leaving [...]

Vietnam’s forest products exports on track to generate revenue of US$11.0B in 2019

Robust signs since the outset of the year have made Vietnam's timber and forestry sector confident of gaining 11 [...]

Martinsons to upgrade its CLT and glulam production

Martinsons announced a SEK 120 million (EUR 11.1 million) investment in its sawmill plants in Bygdsiljum and Kroksjön [...]

Canfor backs Jim Pattison’s billion-dollar takeover bid

  A special committee of Canfor’s board has approved an almost $1-billion offer from a Jim Pattison [...]

New Zealand’s radiata pine has market potential in Vietnam

New Zealand’s Sequal Holdings Ltd. and Vietnam’s VinaFor Saigon have inked a distribution agreement, with the former to [...]
November 11, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Cheap European logs flood the Chinese market

While log supply from North and South America in China has virtually dried up the volume from Europe continues to [...]

Weak market for European birch timber in China

Some Chinese merchants said that this year, due to the short-term factors such as the downturn in the property [...]

The United States supports Brazil to protect the Amazon rainforest

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araújo signed an agreement in Washington on [...]

Segezha Group to start production at its new CLT plant in September 2020

Segezha Group timber industry holding will build a plant on the basis of Sokolsky DOK to produce engineering material new [...]