Sawmilling

Swedish roundwood prices on the rise in Q1/2022

    The roundwood prices on delivery timber in Sweden increased for both sawlog and pulpwood during the [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices stabilize

    It was this week last year that construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices began their climb [...]

Intense negotiations underway on EU “deforestation free” law

Intense negotiations continue within the European Council and European Parliament towards agreement of a final text of the law "on [...]

Stora Enso’s Wood Products division posts record results for Q1/2022

During the first quarter, Stora Enso's Wood Products division reported record results in sales and operational EBIT.   [...]

Metsä Group’s profits jump in Q1/2022

Metsä Group's net sales for the first quarter increased by almost EUR 200 million to 1.59 billion. The [...]

Wood prices in Germany are rising at rocket speed

Wood prices in Germany are at a level never seen before and continue to rise at rocket speed. This applies [...]

Shanghai blockade could make Europe face ‘logistics nightmare’

    Although there are signs that Shanghai port congestion is easing, European business could face a "logistics [...]

UPM reports good start of the year; excellent results in plywood and lumber business

    UPM's net sales increased by 12 percent to EUR 2,507 million in the first [...]

China: Covid lockdown puts pressure on the softwood log imports

    In China COVID has significantly disrupted the log trade with major cities under lockdown and building [...]

Ukraine war is causing shortage in Europe’s pallet supply

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has proven disastrous for the thousands of Ukrainians who have lost their lives and the [...]