Sawmilling

European spruce supply to China disrupted by container shortage

    China will receive more and more spruce from European forests, which are currently destroyed by storms [...]

U.S. hardwood industry to propose COVID-19 relief policies

The Hardwood Federation has proposed several policies to the U.S. Senate regarding hardwood workers and companies hurt by the [...]

Prices of sawlogs in Finland shifting downwards in April 2020

    The prices for roundwood in Finland have shifted downwards on all assortments during April 2020, both [...]

Forest industry events canceled or postponed in North America; latest updates

As countries, provinces and states across the United States and Canada announced strict measures to contain the spread of coronavirus [...]

Coronavirus pandemic to worsen Canadian forest industry’s situation in 2020

Under the challenge of US timber tariffs, the new coronavirus pandemic will undoubtedly worsen the Canadian forestry industry's situation [...]

Prices of wood falling sharply in Germany in the coronavirus crisis

The price of roundwood in Germany has collapsed sharply and is causing financial hardship for German forest owners. But one [...]

BC delays log export restrictions due to COVID-19 crisis

    The B.C. government has delayed coastal log export reforms for a second time to deal [...]

Finland’s sawmill production is expected to drop to 10.3 million m3 this year

Sawwood production in Finland is expected to decrease from the previous year. At present, Finland’s sawwood exports to China [...]

Latvian forestry product exports Jan.-Apr. drop by 10%

In January-April 2020, Latvia exported EUR 853.999 million worth of forestry products, which is a decrease of 10 [...]

Forecast: Half a million cubic meters of damaged wood expected in the next 5 years in Central Europe

   For at least five years, the forestry and timber industry in Central Europe has been struggling with the [...]