Pulp & Paper

EU wood market challenging as many countries go back into lockdown

   It remains to be seen whether the recovery in EU wood market will be sustained as there are [...]

Rising roundwood prices in Finland

    The average price for pine logs in Finland in September was 54.7 euros per cubic [...]

Sharp fall for UPM’s profits in Q3/2020

Finnish forestry product giant UPM reported a larger than anticipated drop in profits in its third quarter.    [...]

Downward trend in roundwood prices in Sweden continues in Q3/2020

    The trend of decreasing delivery roundwood prices continued during the third quarter of 2020 in Sweden [...]

UPM to permanently close Kaipola mill in Finland

Employee consultations for UPM Communication Papers were concluded at the Jämsä River mills this week. The UPM Kaipola paper [...]

Prices of roundwood under pressure in Estonia

Stilll under the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the price pressure of the bark beetle infestation in Central [...]

Market slowdown in Finland caused reduced timber prices

   Slowdown in the timber market reduced timber prices in Finland   Ongoing quiet year will turn into [...]

Global hardwood, softwood prices fell in Q2/2020

Wood raw-material costs fell for most pulp manufacturers throughout the world in the 2Q/20, reducing fiber price indices [...]

Finland: Sawmills struggle to pay for raw materials due to low export prices of lumber

Almost 500 million cubic meters of lumber were produced worldwide last year, of which almost three quarters were coniferous lumber [...]

UPM cuts up to 170 jobs in Europe

    As a result of the weakening world economic outlook as well as the COVID-19 related [...]