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Canfor to curtail production at its sawmills in Sweden

    Canfor Corporation announced that effective September 12, 2022, it intends to reduce operations at its Swedish [...]

The European timber market to face multiple new normals

    Inventory levels at most European lumber mills were running low at the start of 2021. By [...]

Latvia: The price of wood has experienced unprecedented fluctuations

In the first half of 2022, the price of wood in Latvia has experienced unprecedented fluctuations, starting with atypical price [...]

Sanctions dramatically bring down wood product manufacturing in Russia

    In July, wood products manufacturing in Russia fell 20.4% y-o-y according to data [...]

China’s demand for softwood logs and lumber still sluggish in the third quarter

    The implementation of pandemic prevention and control measures in China in the first half of the [...]

Wood pellet producers in U.S. urge consumers to stock up

    Wood pellet manufacturers in U.S. are urging the owners of wood pellet heating appliances to [...]

Use of CLT expected to rise in U.S.

    Developed in Germany and Austria roughly 30 years ago, cross-laminated timber (CLT) has been used [...]

Timber trade in Finland falls by 30%

Between January and July 2022, the volume of timber trade in Finland fell by 30% compared to a year ago [...]

Ikea announces further investments in Chinese market

Ingka Group, the parent group of Swedish home furnishing giant Ikea, will invest 5.3 billion yuan (EUR 770 million [...]

France: Lumber prices for Q2/2022

As the below table shows, Q2/2022 prices for various lumber products in France have shown a considerable rise both [...]