Sawmilling

Impact on wood markets of the European bark beetle crisis

  Between 2017 and 2019, over 270 million m3 of standing timber in Central Europe was damaged by a [...]

Sweden and Germany expand softwood lumber exports to China

    Despite the ongoing pandemic and the lockdowns which have slowed trade in many European countries, EU [...]

Global timber trade impacted by rising ocean freight rates

The latest maritime analysis report shows that the World Container Index has increased by 8.8%, or US$151, to [...]

Finland: Prices of logs on a downward trend

    In May, the average stumpage price for pine logs was EUR 53.9 per cubic metre [...]

Setra to invest in a new planing mill in Sweden

Swedish wood products company Setra is expanding its range of construction timber with a major investment in new planed products [...]

Russia’s logs and lumber exports fall sharply in Jan.-Apr.

    During January-April 2020 Russia’s export of lumber exports reached made 5.7 million tons [...]

Belarus boosts lumber exports by 30%, to enter Chinese market

In January-May 2020, lumber export of companies run by the Belarusian Forestry Ministry went up by 30%.   [...]

World’s tallest hybrid timber tower soon in Sydney

    Sydney could soon be home to the world's tallest hybrid timber building if a new [...]

Euroconstruct: Europe’s construction industry to be hit hard by COVID-19

    The European construction industry will be hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis, according to Euroconstruct [...]

European demand for African tropical timber weakens

The impact of pandemic control measures have hit West African timber producers across the region hard, coming as it has [...]