Pulp & Paper

Lower prices in Asia cause sharp drop in Metsa Group’s revenues

The profit of the major Finnish forest industry company Metsa Group worsened remarkably in April-July, as prices in China [...]

UPM to build a new giant pulp mill in Uruguay

UPM has made the investment decision to construct a 2,1 million tonne greenfield eucalyptus pulp mill near Paso de [...]

Sawlog prices in Norway continue to decline

The average price across the whole range of roundwood assortments in Norway fell slightly again in May 2019. Following the [...]

Södra reports decreasing earnings in Q2/2019

    Södra’s operating profit for the first half-year totalled SEK 2,009 million, compared [...]

Wood fiber costs for softwood pulp manufacturers reach the highest level in five years

The Softwood Fiber Price Index (SFPI) has risen the past two years. In the 1Q/19, the Index reached its [...]

Falling roundwood prices in Estonia

    The prices for softwood roundwood in Estonia are falling again after the rapid increase since the [...]

Impact of trade dispute with China for the US wood industry

The US trade and tariff war with China that has been reignited in recent weeks is directly impacting American log [...]

Stora Enso closes sawmill in Finland; plans to boost spruce production

    Stora Enso plans to consolidate the Finnish spruce (whitewood) production to Varkaus sawmill. The plan includes [...]

Falling spruce roundwood prices in Finland

    Spruce roundwood prices in Finland are on a falling trend in May 2019, both as compared [...]

SCA to buy another 10,000 hectares of forest land in Latvia

SCA has signed an agreement to acquire Sundin Mezs SIA from the unlisted Swedish company Livland Skog AB. Sundin Mezs [...]