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Strong log demand in China but supply constrained

Softwood log inventory in China has increased as expected over the Chinese New Year period to 4.5 million m3 [...]

Russian log export ban set to heavily impact Chinese timber mills

    Russia has made more than one proposal to ban the export of logs, but for various [...]

Segezha launches first CLT plant in Russia

At the end of February, the Sokol CLT plant was inaugurated in the city of Sokol, Russia. The plant, which [...]

Canadian lumber giants expected to continue expansion in US

Record high lumber prices have left North American forestry companies flush with cash, setting the stage for more forestry M [...]

Current trends in Russia’s wood pellet market

     About 3 million tons of wood pellets were produced in Russia in 2020. The output growth [...]

Homag reports 13% drop in sales in 2020 due to corona pandemic

  The Homag Group closed the 2020 financial year with a considerable drop in sales due to the challenges [...]

EU wood furniture imports down in 2020

  EU wood furniture imports down 3% in 2020 Considering individual products, the dollar value of EU27+UK imports [...]

German wood industry companies under pressure due to rising lumber prices

       The ongoing price spiral on the German lumber market is putting more and more [...]

Unstable export log markets to China, price corrections expected

  In a period when price corrections are expected, export log markets to China appear with a degree of [...]

Current trends in global sawn softwood market

On February 18, the Wood from Finland Conference 2021 took place organized by Sahateollisuus, the Finnish Member of the European [...]