Europe

European softwood lumber exports to the US at a high pace in Q1/2022

    European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise in the first quarter of 2022 [...]

Global CLT expected to more than double in 5 years

    The global cross-laminated timber (CLT) market size was US$1.1 billion in 2021, and [...]

UK birch plywood market impacted by Russia trade sanctions

    Birch plywood is the largest single UK timber product category which will be directly affected by [...]

China’s log imports fall sharply through April

In April 2022, the import volume of logs in China was 3.84 million m³, a year-on-year decrease [...]

Top softwood lumber producing companies in Europe

    The 20 largest European sawmills are expected to produce 5% lumber more this year.   [...]

UK wood pellet market looking for new suppliers

Changes to global supply chains brought on by the crisis in Ukraine, as well as increased demand across Europe, have [...]

Swedish forest industry continues to produce at a high rate; prices remain at high levels

    The Swedish forest industry is doing well. The production rate is strong, prices remain at high [...]

The European Parliament votes on the future of the forestry industry

The European Parliament's Environment Committee has taken a position on several proposals of great importance to the forest industry [...]

Finland: Many challenges can arise in replacing Russian wood

After the end of Russian wood imports, the Finnish forest industry will be looking for substitute wood mainly from Finland [...]

German pellet prices higher by 80% yoy

The war-related effects on energy policy can also be felt on the pellet market, where there is still no [...]