Europe

Record wood prices in France

    The increase is reported in all species, with the highest increases in oak and douglas.  [...]

Ziegler Group buys two sawmills in Sweden

  The German Ziegler Group has recently entered the Swedish market with the purchase of two sawmills in Sweden [...]

Log prices in Austria rise sharply in May

    In May 2022, Austria's timber construction is still benefiting from a very good demand situation [...]

Stora Enso completes exit from Russia

Finland's Stora Enso has divested the last of its Russian operations, three corrugated packaging plants, to local management, the [...]

China: Timber supply pressure rises as lockdowns continue

    Since 2020, Covid-19 lockdowns have had a huge downstream impact on the global timber supply [...]

Sweden: The war in Ukraine is causing wood prices to skyrocket

More and more people are competing for the forest raw material. The ongoing war in Ukraine has sharply reduced Russia [...]

Timber prices in UK rise again in March after months of decrease

Material prices in the UK have shot up again after months of gradual decrease, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine [...]

Roundwood prices in Latvia returned to record levels this spring

    In the first quarter of this year, the price of wood in Latvia returned to the [...]

Sweden: Vida’s sawmills running at full capacity

    Reduced supply, increased demand and higher prices. The pattern is recognizable from many industries right now [...]

An update of the current bark-beetle situation in Europe

    The bark-beetle infestation has caused a lot of problems in the last years especially in [...]