Archives: August 2023

Illegal timber from Russia and Belarus is flooding Poland

The wood market in Poland is experiencing a significant surge in the supply of raw materials from Russia and Belarus [...]
August 31, 2023 Latest Trends

Kronospan plans wood-based panel plant in Egypt

The Austrian wood-based panels manufacturer Kronospan is planning establishing a multi-purpose wood panel factory in Egypt on roughly [...]
August 31, 2023 Latest Trends

U.S.-Vietnam meeting indicates possible future tariffs on timber imports

Nearly two years after the reaching an agreement that avoided Section 301 tariffs on imports from Vietnam, the U.S [...]
August 31, 2023 Latest Trends

West Fraser sees recovering OSB demand in US

Wood products giant West Fraser says its OSB business saw recovering demand during Q2, giving it sufficient confidence to increase [...]
August 31, 2023 Latest Trends

SCA becomes the full owner of Gällö Timber AB

SCA and Persson Invest began their collaboration around Gällö Timber and the sawmill in Gällö, Jämtland in [...]
August 30, 2023 Latest Trends

China: Another decline in softwood log imports and prices

According to China Customs, China's log imports totalled 20.31 million cubic metres valued at US$3.566 billion [...]
August 30, 2023

Södra announces price adjustments for this autumn

Södra's assessments for the autumn indicate a sustained high demand for forest raw materials from family-owned forests [...]
August 30, 2023 Latest Trends

Koskisen invests in thin plywood production in Hirvensalmi

The Finnish wood products company Koskisen is investing in a new thin plywood press at its thin plywood production unit [...]
August 30, 2023 Latest Trends

Softwood felling to be reduced in Bavaria due to poor demand

The Bavarian State Forests (BaySF), based in Regensburg, are reducing their fresh softwood felling by 600,000 solid cubic meters [...]
August 30, 2023 Latest Trends

European softwood lumber exports to the US on a downward trend in the second quarter

After a scorching start to the year, US softwood lumber imports from Europe cooled abruptly in the second quarter. That [...]
August 29, 2023 Latest Trends