Archives: January 2021

BSW Timber to postpone sawmill construction plans in Slovenia

The British BSW Timber Group, the leading wood processing company in the United Kingdom, planned to build a large sawmill [...]

West Fraser acquisition of Norbord gets final court approval

    West Fraser’s US$3.1bn takeover of Norbord has obtained final approval from the Ontario [...]

Finnish sawlog prices on the rise in December 2020

    Roundwood trade in Finland was very active in December, as recorded trade ended up to 4 [...]

New Zealand log export prices to China at high levels

Due to the current ban on all Australian softwood imports into the country, a monthly supply gap of about 400 [...]

Wood industry in Croatia continues to grow despite pandemic

    The Croatian wood industry, more precisely companies operating within this wider sector, have done well despite [...]

Softwood sawlog prices in Sweden on the rise as demand from sawmills booms

    In Central Sweden, state-owned Sveaskog raises the purchase price for softwood sawlogs from 18 January [...]

Parquet market in Europe to remain flat in 2020 despite corona crisis

    Based on information obtained from its member companies and national associations, FEP – the European Federation of [...]

Gelo Timber starts production at its new sawmill in Wunsiedel, Germany

    Gelo Timber starts operation at its new sawmill in Wunsiedel, Germany, after only 11 months of [...]

Södra increases timber prices

The high demand for timber continues. That is why Södra is now raising the price for spruce timber, pine [...]

Russian roundwood price overview in November 2020

    The price for softwood sawlogs in Russia have continued to increase during November 2020, despite the [...]