Forestry

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 [...]

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 [...]

Interfor temporarily reduces lumber production at three of its sawmills in BC

Interfor Corp., one of Canada's leading lumber producers and among the largest lumber companies in the world, will curtail [...]

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 [...]

Rosewood harvesting, transport and export in Ghana have been banned

Ghana's government has placed a total ban on the harvesting, processing and export of rosewood with immediate effect.  [...]
April 10, 2019 Market Analysis / Market Prices / ...Forestry / Africa

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 [...]