Sawmilling

Södra to divest prefabricated timber house division

    Södra is divesting Trivselhus AB to housing supplier Svensk Husproduktion with a completion date set [...]

UK timber imports show continued strong market recovery

    UK's timber and panel import volumes performed strongly in October 2020 for the fifth consecutive [...]

Finland’s forest industry exports fall sharply in Jan.-Oct. 2020

In October 2020 the exports value of Finland's forest industry products totaled EUR 0.87 billion. In January-October [...]

Global lumber markets benefit from rising prices

Lumber prices have increased worldwide in the second half of 2020 with US prices almost doubling  Lumber Markets [...]

U.S. hardwood sector faces multiple issues

The biggest issue the hardwood industry faces is loss in domestic consumption. International hardwood export, Michael Snow, comments on key [...]

N. American lumber pricing surge expected to persist in 2021

    An unexpected rebound in wood product prices in December was boosting profits for Canadian forestry companies [...]

Facing Chinese trade ban, Australia looks to India as a new market for its timber

With the embargo imposed by China on the importation of Australian logs still in effect, it is becoming a race [...]

N. America: Wood products pricing volatility likely to persist this year

  Pandemic-related supply constraints likely in new year  A year marked by high demand, supply constraints [...]

European trade of wood chips up substantially as sawmills ramp up production

    Softwood lumber production in Europe has increased steadily increased over the past five years. Consequently, additional [...]

Phytosanitary controls to be extended to UK wood product imports from EU countries

A significant impact of the UK’s exit from the EU single market on 1st January is the requirement for [...]