Archives: November 2020

Top largest wood pellet producers in Central Europe

     RZ Pellets in Austria and Ante Holz in Germany have the biggest pellet production capacities in [...]

Russia log export ban could impact US wood market

    A planned prohibition against log exports from Russia isn’t expected to have immediate impacts on [...]

Prospects of the German wood industry are deteriorating again

     The mood among companies in the German wood industry clouded over slightly in October against the [...]

China to ban imports of timber from Australia

    China has suspended imports of timber from the Australian state of Queensland, China's foreign ministry [...]

Outlook of the Finnish softwood lumber industry in 2020-21

Cooling of the Finnish economy could already be seen in autumn 2019. The Finnish economy has suffered seriously from the [...]

Canada to issue plywood dumping order against China

   The Canadian Hardwood Plywood and Veneer Association (CHPVA) says it welcomes the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA [...]

Södra to increase the price for spruce timber

The Swedish sawmill industry's demand for wood continues to increase despite the global economic situation being uncertain due to [...]

Outlook of the US softwood lumber market in 2020-21

   In 2021, softwood lumber mills will increase production to meet stronger expected demand.    Softwood lumber prices [...]

China’s sawnwood imports dropped sharply in H1/2020

   According to China Customs data, China imported 17 million cubic metres of sawnwood in the first half of [...]

Rising roundwood prices in Finland

    The average price for pine logs in Finland in September was 54.7 euros per cubic [...]