Forestry

Trump and Xi Jinping agree to suspend trade tariffs

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices on the rise

In October, the stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 61.8 per cubic metre,  and the price [...]

Rougier Group sells Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux to French company

The Rougier Group entered into exclusive negotiations with the Malvaux Group to sell 100% of the Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux’s [...]

Western Forest Products buys whole assets of Columbia Vista

Western Forest Products announced that a wholly owned subsidiary of Western has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets [...]

Large BC forestry delegation to visit Asia’s key markets by the end of 2018

    Doug Donaldson, B.C. Forests/Rural Development Minister, is taking a large forestry-sector delegation to [...]

China plans a US$ 1.5 billion timber processing complex in Russia

China plans to invest up to 10 billion yuan (about $ 1.5 billion) in a timber processing complex in the [...]

Stora Enso notices oversupply in the sawn timber market

Finnish-Swedish forest industry company Stora Enso is preparing for oversupply in the sawn timber market.     [...]

Norra Timber plans to modernize its continuous kilns in Sweden

Norra Timber is currently modernising its kiln capacity with two new energy-efficient cross-circulation continuous kilns, also known as [...]

Lumber prices in the US keep on going up through November

US softwood lumber traders absorbed a heavy news week that sent mixed signals to an uncertain marketplace. However, chief among [...]

Roundwood prices in Estonia continue to grow through September

    The sharp rise in roundwood prices in Estonia at the beginning of the year consolidated in [...]