Forestry

Lumber prices in Japan soaring again

    Lumber prices in Japan are soaring in the wake of the Ukraine war. The shortage that [...]

Stora Enso and Northvolt partner to develop wood-based batteries

Stora Enso and Northvolt are joining forces to create sustainable batteries using lignin-based hard carbon produced with renewable wood [...]

Wood prices in Germany soaring until May- signs of correction since June

Wood prices in Germany rose steeply up until May. Now there are first signs of a correction, especially for softwood [...]

West Fraser Timber denies Kronospan, CVC takeover

    West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it has not received any takeover offer after a report [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices firm up slightly as field inventories stabilize

The North American forest products manufacturing industry has entered the usual seasonal slower time; although everyone understands that the past [...]

EU tropical wood product imports benefit from curtailment supplies from Russia and Belarus

In the first four months of this year, the value of EU imports of tropical wood and wood furniture totalled [...]

Estonia: Softwood lumber market prices down by 20%

      The market price of softwood lumber in Estonia has fallen by up to 20 [...]

Austria: Softwood log prices are falling, energy wood prices are increasing noticeably

    In July, the Austrian construction industry is noticeably weakening. Sales of building products made of wood [...]

Norway boosts softwood log exports to EU countries filling Russian supply gap

Norway became the largest supplier of softwood logs to the EU instead of Russia which had a share of 49 [...]

Södra delivers strong result in Q2/2022, sees market outlook as highly uncertain

    Södra posted a robust result for the second quarter of 2022. The result reflects the [...]