Pulp & Paper

Finnish forest industry exports drop 18% in H1/2020

In the first half year the exports value of the Finnish forest industry products totalled in real terms EUR 5 [...]

Sharp fall in Estonian roundwood prices

    Under the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the price pressure of the bark beetle [...]

Falling sawlog prices in Finland

    In July, the average stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 53.5 per [...]

Austria: Brisk demand for spruce logs not followed by rise in prices

The Austrian economy is slowly recovering from the coronavirus-related lockdown, despite continuing risks due to increasing numbers of infections [...]

European wood exports via rail transport to China – (not) an alternative?

    China's rail freight traffic to Europe rose sharply during the coronavirus pandemic, mainly due to [...]

Sweden: Decline in roundwood prices continues in Q2/2020

The second quarter of 2020 shows dropping sawlog prices in Sweden on a yearly basis. Pine sawlogs are cheaper by [...]

SCA to boost pulp production, discontinues publication paper

    SCA intends to invest SEK 1.45 billion ( EUR 140.7 million) in the production of [...]

Closure of UPM’s paper mill shifts focus on condition of Finland’s forestry sector

The operating conditions of the forest industry in Finland came into focus on Thursday as Finnish forestry giant UPM elaborated [...]

Finland’s forest industry will overpass the coronavirus pandemic, despite production decreases

The coronavirus pandemic has increased demand for certain forest industry products, such as tissue paper and packaging material. However, that [...]

German exports of logs at record pace

    Germany continued to export logs at record pace in early 2020, with almost 50% of the [...]