Archives: November 2019

Norbord: Lower revenues due to lower panel prices in Europe, falling N. American OSB prices

Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $33 million in the third quarter of 2019 compared to $36 million in the [...]

Slowdown in Swedish softwood lumber exports

    Swedish sawmills delivered less softwood lumber to European destinations in the first eight months of 2019 [...]
November 20, 2019 Forestry / Sawmilling / ...Europe

Russia: Top 10 wood pellet producers

    Analysts estimate that currently 10 large wood pellet producers manufacture more than 60 percent of total [...]

Growth in European construction sector forecast to slow in the next two years

    European construction output is forecasted to increase by less than 2% in 2019, and by less [...]

Canadian mills’ problems to drive up lumber prices in U.S.

Beetles, tariffs and mill closures have cut into Canada’s share of the U.S. lumber market, lifting prices by [...]

Largest hardwood producer in US to close two sawmills as trade war impacts industry

    Tacoma, Washington-based Northwest Hardwoods will close its Mount Vernon, Washington and Maury River, Virginia mills [...]

European bark beetle spruce logs flood the Chinese market

    European beetle spruce logs have flooded the Chinese market. In the first eight months of the [...]
November 19, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China / Europe

UK extends timber legality requirements after Brexit

    UK tropical and other timber importers were urged to evaluate the impacts for their businesses of [...]

European Commission: More countries than ever hit by forest fires

On 31 October 2019, the European Commission published the 2018 edition of its Annual Report on Forest Fires in Europe [...]
November 19, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Growing opportunities for Vietnam to forge new wood products business links in the US

    Vietnam’s exports of wood products increased significantly in the first 9 months, most notably exports [...]