Market Analysis

Metsä’s plans for a new pine sawmill in Finland ongoing

    Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has awarded ÅF Pöyry with the pre-engineering assignment [...]

China pays higher prices for softwood lumber imports

    Average price for imported softwood lumber in China in April was $180 per m3, a decline [...]

12 sawmills expected to close in the next 10 years

    British Columbia’s shrinking timber supply will attract approximately 12 sawmills to be closed in the [...]

Vietnamese wood products exports up 18.3% in the first four months

Export turnover of Vietnam's wood and wooden products reached nearly US$3.12 billion in the first four months [...]

Arauco revenues negatively impacted by US-China trade war

Net income for Arauco, one of the world’s largest forestry companies, reached USD 126.1 million in 1Q-2019 [...]

Main Russian timber companies want to boost exports to North America

Leading Russian timber companies plan to significantly increase exports of their unprocessed timber and pulp to Canada and the U [...]

Hardwood lumber industry in the US seriously affected by trade war with China

The U.S. hardwood lumber industry has a heavy reliance on export markets for its survival, and is being devastated [...]

US-China trade war affects African wood products traders’ confidence

    The likely impact of a prolonged trade dispute between China and the US is undermining the [...]

India: EPAL started to license CP pallets starting May

The European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) informed that since May 1, 2019 it has had its first licensee for [...]