Companies & Industry Events

International Paper may sell 50% stake in Ilim Group

    International Paper announced its intention to explore strategic options, including the possible sale, of its 50 [...]

Södra increases prices in several timber ranges

    Södra has decided to raise timber prices in order to maintain the flows of raw [...]

Global log supply to China remains subdued, prices rising

The issues around Evergrande and the wider issues in the Chinese construction industry seem to be worrying, however demand is [...]

Shock in the European wood product value chain to be expected, timber trade bodies say

The European timber industry is watching with great concern Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the correlated economic and financial [...]

Finnish domestic resources could easily replace Russian wood

Although the Ukrainian war has stopped importing wood from Russia, Finland can be relatively at ease. All the wood needed [...]

UK timber industry advised to cease trading with Russia and Belarus

    With the invasion of Ukraine ongoing, Timber Development UK (TDUK) is advising all members to cease [...]

Many uncertainties for the Swedish forest industry in 2022

    2021 was a strong year for the Swedish forest industry with production records, strong demand and [...]

Impact of sanctions on the Russian forest industry

    Russia is home to one-fifth of the world’s forest and further exploiting this resource [...]

Supply problems for the Polish timber industry due to war in Ukraine

Cutting off supplies of wooden semi-finished products from Ukraine and Russia may be a problem for some of the [...]

UPM suspends purchasing of wood in and from Russia; ceases operations at Chudovo plywood mill

    UPM will suspend purchasing of wood in and from Russia as well as the UPM Chudovo [...]