Sawmilling

Vietnam’s main business partners suspend wood products import orders

The export market shares of wood and wooden products of Vietnam are mainly in the US, Japan, Europe, and China [...]

Sharp drop in Latvia’s wood products exports in Q1/2020

In January-March 2020, Latvia exported EUR 651.007 million worth of forestry products, which is a decrease of 9 [...]

Timber supply chain in UK ready for business

The timber supply chain in UK is gearing up for business  with almost all businesses to reopen in May.  [...]

Severe crisis in Central Europe due to the bark beetle infestation

    Between 2017 and 2019, over 270 million m3 of standing timber in Central Europe has been [...]

Sawn softwood prices in Chinese on the rise

    The interruption of the supply chain from China to Europe and Russia led to a lack [...]

Södra ends furlough in Mönsterås sawmill

Södra has now ended the furlough scheme introduced at the sawmill and port at Mönsterås in April [...]

Roundwood purchases drop sharply in Finland

The timber trade has been quieter in recent years than in recent years.    In January-April [...]

COVID-19 pandemic could revive B.C. forestry industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Canadians to use more disposable products such as cups, bags and masks, which has [...]

Australian timber industry tries to save 2020 bushfire damaged logs

    The 2020 bushfire season in Australia was one of the harshest fire seasons on record.  [...]

Austria: High volumes of damaged wood cause timber market and price pressure

Long-lasting drought, extreme weather events, increasing social demands and difficult market conditions make it difficult for forestry companies in [...]