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Norway boosts softwood log exports to EU countries filling Russian supply gap

Norway became the largest supplier of softwood logs to the EU instead of Russia which had a share of 49 [...]

Södra delivers strong result in Q2/2022, sees market outlook as highly uncertain

    Södra posted a robust result for the second quarter of 2022. The result reflects the [...]

Demand weakens in UK softwood market

    The solid UK softwood market is uncharacteristically quiet for this time of year, and buyers are [...]

Overview of current trends in the European timber industry

    At the members' meeting of the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) on 24 June in Amsterdam [...]

Swedish Setra sees uncertainty for the wood markets to be more pronounced in 3Q/2022

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 564 million (EUR 53.47 million) for the [...]

Estonian wood industry hit hard by falling prices and lower demand

    Estonian lumber producers are facing a harsh reality, where the price of wood is falling and [...]

Rising energy prices- an opportunity for the timber industry?

    Sawn timber, glued laminated timber and solid construction timber prices are currently well below last year [...]

N. American lumber prices are sending a signal we should not ignore

Lumber is a highly illiquid futures market, making trading, investing, and hedging challenging. The lack of volume and open interest [...]

Sweden’s softwood lumber exports to US rise 37% in Jan.-May 2022

Swedish softwood lumber exports volume to the U.S. rose 37% in the first five months of 2022 year-on [...]

European timber trade industry expects a significant slowdown in business momentum in H2/2022

At the General Assembly of the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) in Amsterdam, the current market situation and prospects for [...]