Sawmilling

Södra to lower timber prices

    Södra adjusts the price for pulpwood, fuel wood and small diameter timber.    [...]

Norra Skog to close sawmill in Sweden

Recently, the last log at the Östavall sawmill in Ånge municipality, Sweden has been sawn.    The [...]

France’s hardwood market hit by lack of demand and rising prices

At the moment, we must face the facts, there are few reasons to rejoice in the French hardwood market. At [...]

Holmen to acquire Martinsons

    Today Holmen signed an agreement to acquire Martinsons, one of Sweden's leading players in sawn [...]

Weak COVID-19 signs in EU tropical timber import data

EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) tropical timber product imports continued to defy expectations of COVID-19 driven collapse in [...]

Latest prices for Brazilian exported tropical logs, sawnwood and plywood

In May 2020, the value of Brazilian exports of woodbased products (except pulp and paper) dropped 13.5% compared to [...]

Forestry association in US seeks extra $500M for COVID-19 stimulus package

The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) is seeking an additional $500 million in federal State and Private Forestry (S [...]

Damaged wood from Europe invades the Chinese timber market

Chinese timber imports fell by 21% in the first five months of 2020. Instead of 17.5 million m³, China [...]

Russia’s sawn timber and logs exports fall sharply in Jan.-May 2020

During January-May 2020 Russia’s export of sawn timber made 7.3 mn tons, down 9.8% year-on [...]

Finnish log prices fall in June

In January-June, the member companies of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation bought 13.6 million cubic meters of wood [...]