Forestry

Exports of Brazilian wood products see sharp fall in April 2019

    In April 2019, the Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) declined 19 [...]

Canada: Softwood lumber industry caught between trade disputes and climate change

      The Canadian softwood lumber industry has to handle two of the biggest challenges in [...]

Global sawlog prices on a downward trend in Q1/2019

The global flow of softwood logs from countries with a surplus of wood raw material to regions with tight, or [...]

West Fraser curtails production at five sawmills

West Fraser announced temporary production curtailments during which all mill activities will be curtailed for one week in June at [...]

Canfor to permanently close Vavenby sawmill

Canadian Canfor Corporation announced today it will be closing its Vavenby sawmill in British Columbia this July following an orderly [...]

SCA acquires 10,000 hectares of forest land in Estonia

SCA acquired 93% of the shares in Forestum Group AB, a Swedish company which owns forest and land assets in [...]

Chinese companies seeking alternatives to US timber

At present, Chinese companies have been able to absorb the increased tariff levels on imported US timber raw materials but [...]

Tropical wood trade in EU strong this year

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first quarter this year compared to the [...]

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 [...]

Canfor completed first phase acquisition of Elliott Sawmilling

Canfor Corporation announced that it has completed the first phase purchase of 49% of Elliott Sawmilling Co. Inc announced on [...]