Sawmilling

Impact of corona crisis on the Austria’s sawmill industry

At the beginning of 2020 there was an undersupply of roundwood in Austria. The unlucky combination of high imports, an [...]

European Parliament launches forest strategy

    On October 7th, the EU Parliament launched the EU Forest Strategy from 2021 in a non [...]
October 26, 2020 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

UPM to permanently close Kaipola mill in Finland

Employee consultations for UPM Communication Papers were concluded at the Jämsä River mills this week. The UPM Kaipola paper [...]

Covid-19 and damaged wood, two major challenges of the German sawmill industry

In the German economy, Corona has led to a severe slump. The gross domestic product (GDP) in the 2nd quarter [...]

Prices of roundwood under pressure in Estonia

Stilll under the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the price pressure of the bark beetle infestation in Central [...]

Vietnamese wood product exporters advised to take actions to optimise US market

Vietnam has enjoyed a surge in timber and wood product exports to the US this year, but businesses need to [...]

Canadian softwood lumber market outlook in 2020/2021

The main driver for Canadian softwood lumber production is not domestic consumption, but rather exports— and exports to the US [...]

Chinese investors to open processing plants in Russia due to timber export ban

Russia's ban on the supply of unprocessed timber abroad will encourage Chinese businessmen to open timber processing plants in [...]

Sawmills in Sweden defy coronavirus crisis

Current situation of the Swedish forest industry     Swedish demand for sawn wood products has decreased by [...]

Market slowdown in Finland caused reduced timber prices

   Slowdown in the timber market reduced timber prices in Finland   Ongoing quiet year will turn into [...]