Sawmilling

Lumber exports from Russia kept on rising during 2018

In 2018, the Russian lumber exports went up in value and volume terms. During the mentioned period, the country exported [...]

Softwood lumber exports from Europe to the US up by 27% in 2018

    European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise in 2018, although the pace of [...]

Outlook of the Brexit impact on the European hardwood trade

The 29th March, the date scheduled for the UK’s departure from the EU, is now fast approaching. But there [...]
February 12, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Canadian Canfor announces operations curtailment at three other mills in BC

Canadian lumber giant Canfor has again curtailed production at three of its British Columbia mills.    Citing [...]

Steady growth for Brazilian wood-based products exports

In November 2018, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 24% in value compared to November [...]

Romanian recent auctions reveal higher prices for standing timber

    In January, a new round of auctions for standing timber was held by the Romanian Forestry [...]

Georgia-Pacific to close lumber mill

Georgia-Pacific will close Sterling Lumber mill in Brunswick, Georgia, with loss of 120 jobs, amid difficultly in getting timber [...]

Forest stakeholders call for a stronger EU Forest Strategy

Last December, the European Commission published a progress report on the implementation of the EU Forest Strategy, discussed by the [...]
February 11, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

More US hardwood likely to go to Europe due to trade was with China

The on-going trade dispute between the US and China may lead to an increase in tariffs on US hardwood [...]

SCA Wood considers merger in France

SCA Wood France and the French company Innovation Solutions Bois, ISB, are considering a merger of its operations on wood [...]