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Softwood lumber exports from Europe to the US up by 27% in 2018

    European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise in 2018, although the pace of [...]

Outlook of the Brexit impact on the European hardwood trade

The 29th March, the date scheduled for the UK’s departure from the EU, is now fast approaching. But there [...]
February 12, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Canadian Canfor announces operations curtailment at three other mills in BC

Canadian lumber giant Canfor has again curtailed production at three of its British Columbia mills.    Citing [...]

Finnish pulp industry reports record results for the last decade

    Global mega-trends are expected to provide Finland's thriving pulp production sector with a buffer [...]

Steady growth for Brazilian wood-based products exports

In November 2018, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 24% in value compared to November [...]

Romanian recent auctions reveal higher prices for standing timber

    In January, a new round of auctions for standing timber was held by the Romanian Forestry [...]

SCA signs letter of intent to buy 10 000 hectares of forest land in Latvia

SCA and Latvian Forest Company have signed a letter of intent for SCA to acquire 10 000 hectares of forest [...]

Georgia-Pacific to close lumber mill

Georgia-Pacific will close Sterling Lumber mill in Brunswick, Georgia, with loss of 120 jobs, amid difficultly in getting timber [...]

Norbord boosts profits on higher OSB prices in N. America and Europe

    Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $724 million for the full-year 2018 compared to $672 [...]

Japan aims to boost imports of wood pellets from Canada

    Japan is studying the potential for a seismic increase in wood pellet imports from western Canada [...]