Forestry

Investments and business outlook of the Russian sawmilling industry

    The Russian sawmilling industry is characterized by fragmentation, a division between large export-oriented companies and [...]

Tropical timber imports to benefit from EU deforestation policies

Increasingly the twin concepts of “zero deforestation” and “embodied deforestation” lie at the heart of European policy making, both in [...]

Massive curtailments in BC push US softwood lumber prices up

Additional and significant curtailments announced in British Columbia jolted the framing lumber market out of a five-week losing streak [...]

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 [...]

UPM’s sawmills are running at full speed

UPM Timber welcomed Aki Temmes, 41, to the position of Senior Vice President of Business in late April. He transferred [...]

Södra expands drying capabillity in Sweden

Södra chose Heinola to supply new Progressive kilns for the sawmill in Värö, Sweden. Heinola will deliver two [...]

Metsä Wood opens Kerto® LVL line in Punkaharju, Finland

Metsä Wood, the Wood Products Industry of Metsä Group, inaugurated the new Kerto® LVL line in Punkaharju, Finland. The decision [...]

Myanmar allows plantation teak exports

The Myanmar government will again allow the exportation of raw teak and timber from state and privately-owned plantations, Ministry [...]

Current trends in the Russian wood product industry

    The Russian wood product industry is one of the world’s most dynamic ones thanks to [...]

Record logging in the Czech Republic due to the bark beetle epidemics

In 2018, logging in the Czech Republic increased to 25.7 million m3 . That is the highest value in the [...]