Archives: July 2020

Swiss Krono sees positive timber construction future, despite Covid-19

Wood-based panels producer Swiss Krono Group says its production and sales of OSB is holding up well despite economic [...]

Radiata pine logs under pressure in Chinese timber markets

The Chinese timber market is currently under the influence of increased rain weather and rising temperatures.     [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices rise during usual seasonal slow-down

At this time of year it is usual for softwood lumber prices to be lowering, as end-users would be [...]

Abolishment of periodic customs declaration to slow down Russia’s wood exports

    In June, Russia abolished periodic customs declaration of wood and wood products (TN VED 44). The [...]

Prices for New Zealand exported logs to China dropping

CFR price in China has fallen further to stabilise at 110 USD per JASm3 for  New Zealand A grade logs [...]

India to remove ban on use of timber in building construction after 25 years

After 25 years, India has removed the ban on use of timber in construction of buildings.     [...]

Russia: OSB production capacity grows rapidly

Thanks to the continuous recovery of the national economy since the crisis and the launch of new investment projects in [...]

Finland: Koskisen plans huge sawmill investment

    Koskisen group is planning an extensive sawmill investment in Järvelä, Finland. The planned investment is [...]

Swiss wood market marked by coronavirus and bark beetle

    The Swiss timber market has so far navigated the pandemic "relatively well", the Swiss Timber Commission [...]