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Sawn timber production in Finland went up during Q1/2019

    Pulp and sawn timber production in Finland increased during the first quarter of the year. On [...]

SCA and Martinsons bring Swedish pine to China, for the construction of the world’s longest bridge

Pine from the northern parts of Sweden has been used at the world's longest bridge over water. The 55 [...]

Bark beetle infestation is destroying forests in Central Europe

    Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes [...]

Largest Canadian lumber companies announce sawmill production curtailments in May

Major Canadian forestry products companies have announced sawmill production curtailments for the month of May. All complain about the surge [...]

Vietnam significantly increases pellet exports to Japan

  Vietnam has increased 253.6% y-o-y pellet exports to Japan in first quarter of 2019 to [...]

Germany’s sawnwood demand at very high levels

Germany is Europe’s largest economy with GDP likely to have exceeded US$4 trillion for the first time in [...]

Wood pellets global trade raises by 21%, with US, Canada, Vietnam as major suppliers

Global trade of wood pellets jumped more than 21% year-over-year in 2018 when a new record of 22 [...]

Metsä launches project for EUR 200 million new pine sawmill

Metsä Fibre will launch a pre-engineering phase for the construction of a new pine sawmill with approximately 750,000 [...]

Lumber prices in the US start to recover

Market-related curtailments in British Columbia served as signs that framing lumber markets were oversold and downside risk was waning [...]

Furniture manufacturers in Europe lose export share market

European furniture manufacturers are also strongly motivated to maintain and increase share in their home markets as they are now [...]