Europe

UK timber trade faces difficulties after Brexit

    A recent survey showed that after Brexit, difficulties in logistics, hindered timber trade with Northern Ireland [...]

Egger to enter building materials market

    In view of the increasing importance of wood as a building material, Egger has established the [...]

Homag Group to acquire stake in Danish Kallesoe Machinery

With the majority takeover of the Danish machine manufacturer Kallesoe Machinery A / S, the Homag Group is further expanding its [...]

Market dynamics are causing unrest in the German sawmill industry

    In the past few weeks, industry and media reports about warned about a lack of lumber [...]

New Zealand: Prices of logs exported to China at record levels

The CFR prices for New Zealand radiata pine logs in China increased approximately 20 USD over the last month. The [...]

International wood markets under a volatile period

Over the last six months we have witnessed one of the most volatile periods in forest product markets we've [...]

China’s softwood lumber imports fall sharply, inventories low

China imported approximately 4.13 million m3 of softwood lumber during January-March 2021. This means a reduction with 20 [...]

Setra starts planed timber exports to the US

Setra's first delivery of planed timber went from Varberg, Sweden, to Port Canaveral in Florida and will be distributed [...]

China: Softwood log imports remain strong despite shipping issues and rising prices

Softwood log market in China remained strong throughout the first quarter of 2021 with exporters paying king’s ransom for [...]

European softwood lumber exports to US rise by 30%

    A booming demand in the US doubled by insufficient wood availability on the North American continent [...]