Sawmilling

Valutec reports rising demand from sawmills in Central Europe

  The last six months' sales to Germany and Austria amount to an order value of just over EUR [...]

German woodworking machinery industry expects growth in sales in 2021

  Despite the second lockdown and the associated restrictions, the German Woodworking Machinery Association still sees good chances for [...]

EIB provides EUR200 million loan to Metsä’s Kemi bioproduct mill

  The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a Euro 200 million loan agreement with Metsä Fibre Oy for [...]

Sharp recovery in EU tropical wood product imports

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.75 [...]

Are European lumber producers missing advantages of booming US market?

As US homebuilding continues at a steady pace, US lumber producers have risen to meet the immense demand from the [...]

Russia’s log export ban to have a far-reaching impact on global forest product markets

Russia’s proposed log export ban in 2022 will have a far-reaching impact on global forest product markets.  [...]

Falling spruce prices in Estonia

  Roundwood prices in Estonia have continued to decline in November 2020 still being under the influence of the [...]

Homebuilders in US urge Biden to help ease skyrocketing lumber prices

The biggest U.S. homebuilders group urged the Biden administration to help increase lumber supply, saying record-high costs threaten [...]

Global lumber producers see their profitability go up substantially

Times have been good for lumber producers in 2020, with profitability rising worldwide. Most important lumber producing countries have had [...]

European softwood lumber exports to China rise 12% in 2020

  Despite the coronavirus pandemic which first hit China and then spread all over the world, European softwood lumber [...]
February 16, 2021 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Sawmilling / China / Europe