Finland: Roundwood price overview in December 2019

   In December 2019, the average price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 53.1 per cubic meter [...]

Global wood consumption hits lowest rate in the decade in 2019

   The growth in global wood consumption has increased by only 0.3% in 2019, the lowest rate in [...]

The European Green Deal creates new opportunities for timber

    The Green Deal, published on 11 December 2019 by the new European Commission and adopted by [...]

Coronavirus: Russia suspends timber trains to China

   Since January 31st, all railway transport between Russia and China is suspended except for Beijing-Moscow round-trip [...]

Warm winter is disrupting logging activity in Estonia

     Logging activity in Estonia is currently disrupted, due to the unusual warm and snowless winter;  [...]

Conifex completes sale of all U.S. sawmills to Resolute

    Conifex has officially closed its previously announced transaction with Resolute Forest Products for the sale of [...]

Coronavirus starts to shake to wood industry

    There is industry concern that if the virus were to infect more people in coastal towns [...]

Stora Enso’s sales drop in 2019

    Despite achieving a turnover in excess of €10bn, each of Stora Enso’s group operations – packaging [...]

European trade shows in opening weeks of 2020 the ”Greta effect”

As usual in January, the IMM furniture fair in Cologne and the Domotex flooring show in Hamburg were key events [...]

Upward trend in Swedish roundwood prices in 2019

Delivery prices on roundwood has increased two years in a row. The increase of 2019 was however less than the [...]