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Falling spruce sawlog prices in Estonia, as bark beetle infestation puts prices under pressure

    The year 2019 is marked by falling roundwood prices in large parts of Central, Northern and [...]

Metsä Group, Stora Enso, and UPM plan 6-day lock-out at sawmills, plywood mills in Finland

Finnish Forest Industries Federation said on Wednesday it would hold a 6-day lock-out from Dec. 12, closing half [...]

China: Largest continuous press production line in Asia starts production

On November 23, 2019, the signing ceremony of Shouguang Luli Wood Industry Co., Ltd. with an annual output of 600 [...]

IHC 2019: Hardwood industry marked by trade tensions and economic slowdown

On November 20-21 the 2019 edition of the International Hardwood Conference (IHC) took place in Berlin. The international meeting [...]

Germany: Sales of wood products rise 1Q-3Q 2019 despite challenges

After nine months, the German timber trade sector increase its sales across all assortments by 2.5%.    [...]

Falling prices for sawlogs in Finland

Prices for sawlogs in Finland continued the downward trend in October 2019. The average price for pine sawlogs was EUR [...]

IKEA to acquire forestland in East Texas, doubles US forestlands

IKEA has acquired 42,000 acres of forestland in East Texas to source wood for its furniture.    [...]

IKEA to close a sawmill in Poland

    IKEA Industry will close its sawmill in Chociwel in northwestern Poland.    According [...]

Drax to increase its wood pellet capacity up to 5 million tons

    Drax Group plc released a trading statement on Nov. 19 announcing the company plans to have [...]
December 9, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy / Europe

New cross-laminated timber (CLT) plant in Ukraine to start production soon

Ukrainian Holding Sawmilling Company (UHLK) is currently running a trial at its new CLT production line in Korosten, Ukraine. The [...]