Archives: October 2020

US to start investigation on Vietnam timber imports

    At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative [...]

North American softwood lumber prices flat or decreasing in October

For U.S. home building activity and thus softwood lumber demand, “Labour Day is the beginning of the end and [...]

UK’s wood products imports show strong market recovery

    UK's timber and panel import volumes are ‘back on track’ for 2020 following a sharp [...]

North American lumber, panel prices expected to remain high for several years

    Forest product market analysts expect prices for lumber and building panels in North America will remain [...]

Finland’s sawnwood to face falling exports and prices this year due to corona crisis

    Demand for sawnwood has recovered since the beginning of the year, but this year Finnish exports [...]

Russian plywood more competitive on the European market

Indonesian plywood supply is also reported to be almost back to normal, albeit with freight rates increasing costs. One importer [...]

Current prices for Brazilian exports of tropical logs, sawnwood and plywood

    In August this year Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 25 [...]

Germany: Hardwood and softwood industry impacted differently by the corona crisis

Half a year after the first survey, the German Sawmill and Wood Industry Association (DeSH) asked its members again about [...]

UPM cuts up to 170 jobs in Europe

    As a result of the weakening world economic outlook as well as the COVID-19 related [...]

Siempelkamp delivers new particleboard production line to China

In order for the companies of the timber industry in Ireland to continue to work, the country will buy timber [...]