Sawmilling

Australia’s role as a hardwood chip supplier to China and Japan dramatically diminished

    Hardwood chip exports from Australia fell 14% from 2018 to 2019, the first y-o-y [...]

The global forest industry rides out of a terrible year

The global forest industry has gone through an unprecedented year caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. These are the key [...]

Finland: Log prices on the rise in November

    In November, the prices of softwood logs were 3–5 per cent higher in real terms [...]

Vietnam’s wood exports in line to hit another record in 2020

Vietnam's wood export turnover this year is expected to reach a record high of nearly US$12.5 billion [...]

Top 10 sawmills in Europe: Binderholz close to number 1

    After taking over the two Klausner sawmills in the USA, Binderholz is moving significantly closer to [...]

HS Timber Group builds EUR 84 million sawmill in Belarus

HS Timber Group (former Holzindustrie Schweighofer) is expanding its portfolio by building a modern sawmill in Svisloch, the Grodno region [...]

China: Timber enterprises cut or cease production due to air pollution

An orange alert for heavy air pollution has been issued in Lanshan District of Linyi City, Shandong Province and an [...]

China running out of softwood logs

Softwood log inventory in China has dropped by approximately 14% over the last month to 3.0-3.2m m3 [...]

Central Europe: Strong demand for sawn timber causes rise in roundwood prices

The strong local and global demand for sawn timber in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) is largely responsible for the [...]

UK to implement post-Brexit Tariff Schedule on wood products

Starting 1st January the UK has implemented a new “Global Tariff” regime which closely mirrors the existing EU tariff regime [...]