Archives: May 2020

Impact of coronavirus on exports of the Finnish forest industry

How does the global recession caused by the coronavirus affect the exports and prices of the Finnish forest industry?  [...]

Interfor produces less lumber in Q1/2020

Interfor Corporation reported results for the initial quarter of the current year.    The company reported net [...]

Vietnam’s main business partners suspend wood products import orders

The export market shares of wood and wooden products of Vietnam are mainly in the US, Japan, Europe, and China [...]

Sharp drop in Latvia’s wood products exports in Q1/2020

In January-March 2020, Latvia exported EUR 651.007 million worth of forestry products, which is a decrease of 9 [...]

Timber supply chain in UK ready for business

The timber supply chain in UK is gearing up for business  with almost all businesses to reopen in May.  [...]

Severe crisis in Central Europe due to the bark beetle infestation

    Between 2017 and 2019, over 270 million m3 of standing timber in Central Europe has been [...]

Sawn softwood prices in Chinese on the rise

    The interruption of the supply chain from China to Europe and Russia led to a lack [...]

Södra ends furlough in Mönsterås sawmill

Södra has now ended the furlough scheme introduced at the sawmill and port at Mönsterås in April [...]

Roundwood purchases drop sharply in Finland

The timber trade has been quieter in recent years than in recent years.    In January-April [...]

COVID-19 pandemic could revive B.C. forestry industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Canadians to use more disposable products such as cups, bags and masks, which has [...]