Keyword: Sweden

Swedish sawlog prices on the rise in Q2/2019

    The second quarter of 2019 shows rising sawlog prices in Sweden on a yearly basis. Pine [...]

Large merger in the Swedish sawmill industry

The owners of Bergkvist-Insjön AB and Siljan Group AB have decided to create a strong joint sawmill group [...]

Bergs Timber buys pellet plant in Sweden

Bergs Timber AB has signed an agreement with AB Fogelfors Bruk to acquire all shares in Fågelfors Hyvleri AB [...]

The Swedish glulam industry continues to gain market share despite reduced construction activity

    The Swedish glulam industry continues to gain market share. The first quarter of 2019 shows a [...]

Swedish softwood lumber exports to China collapse, but compensated with booming deliveries to Egypt

    Sweden increased softwood lumber exports to Egypt by 68.2% y-o-y in first quarter [...]

Stora Enso’s forest holdings in Sweden increase to 1.4 million hectares

    The shareholders of Bergvik Skog AB, a Swedish forest holding company, have finalised the previously announced [...]

Bergs Timber plans to acquire Swedish wood pellet producer

Bergs Timber AB has signed a letter of intent to acquire Fågelfors Hyvleri.    The transaction [...]

The bark beetle might destroy 12.5 million m3 of wood in Sweden in 2019

The European spruce bark beetle is threatening Sweden's forests more than the record wild fires that occurred last year [...]

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 [...]

Swedish sawmills exported -5% less softwood lumber in 2018

    The Swedish sawmills have decreased their sawn and planed softwood lumber exports by -5%, to 12 [...]