Europe

German wood prices: 50 percent more money for spruce logs

German forest owners received around 50 percent more money for spruce logs in November. Overall, raw wood prices for producers [...]

Rising trend of Russian lumber prices expected to continue

The upward trend of Russian lumber may continue into June this year. From January to October 2021, the market price [...]

Construction of Metsä Group’s giant Rauma sawmill on schedule

    ​Construction work on the site has advanced in line with the master schedule. The sawmill buildings [...]

China’s pine logs and lumber imports – only through designated ports

    The quarantine requirement for imported pine (Pinus spp) wood (including logs and lumber) from countries where [...]

CEPI urges EU leaders to swiftly act against unbearably high energy prices

Together with other energy-intensive industries, the Confederation of the European Paper Industry (CEPI) is calling on EU leaders to [...]

Sweden’s forwarder market 2021 slowed by global boom

    The data on the number of registered forwarders are now compiled and we can see that [...]

Germany’s timber prices expected to rise as beetle infestation decreases

    After the price level had fallen due to the bark beetle infestation, an increase is now [...]

Russian log export ban entered into force

  On January 1, 2022, a complete ban on the export of unprocessed or roughly processed timber of softwood [...]

Special year for the Dutch wood industry

    The year 2021 was a good year for the Dutch wood industry. Without the corona problems [...]

European wood processing industry: Volatility remains in 2022, but without extremes

    The turbulent year 2021 with its price records, logistics bottlenecks and the trend reversal in the [...]