Sawmilling

North American softwood lumber prices flat or decreasing in October

For U.S. home building activity and thus softwood lumber demand, “Labour Day is the beginning of the end and [...]

UK’s wood products imports show strong market recovery

    UK's timber and panel import volumes are ‘back on track’ for 2020 following a sharp [...]

North American lumber, panel prices expected to remain high for several years

    Forest product market analysts expect prices for lumber and building panels in North America will remain [...]

Finland’s sawnwood to face falling exports and prices this year due to corona crisis

    Demand for sawnwood has recovered since the beginning of the year, but this year Finnish exports [...]

Current prices for Brazilian exports of tropical logs, sawnwood and plywood

    In August this year Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 25 [...]

Germany: Hardwood and softwood industry impacted differently by the corona crisis

Half a year after the first survey, the German Sawmill and Wood Industry Association (DeSH) asked its members again about [...]

UPM cuts up to 170 jobs in Europe

    As a result of the weakening world economic outlook as well as the COVID-19 related [...]

Why is there a timber industry crisis in Ireland?

In order for the companies of the timber industry in Ireland to continue to work, the country will buy timber [...]

Steady recovery in European plywood imports from China

In terms of plywood supply to Europe the major concern early on in the pandemic was China.    [...]

US sawmills see profits move to the highest levels in at least 15 years

Record high lumber prices in the US, stable income for residual chips, and slightly lower costs for sawlogs moved 2Q [...]