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Archives: November 2019

Swedish sawmills export less to Europe; more to Africa, China and US

Swedish sawmills delivered less softwood lumber to European destinations in the first eight months of 2019 (-7%). By contrast, deliveries [...]

Russia: Top 10 wood pellet producing companies

Analysts estimate that currently 10 large wood pellet producers manufacture more than 60 percent of total Russian wood pellet production [...]

Euroconstruct: Growth in European construction sector forecast to decrease in the next two years

European construction output is forecasted to increase by less than 2% in 2019, and by less than 1.5 percentage [...]

Canadian mills’ problems drive up lumber prices in U.S.

Beetles, tariffs and mill closures have cut into Canada’s share of the U.S. lumber market, lifting prices by [...]

Largest hardwood producer in US closes two sawmills this month as trade war impacts industry

Tacoma, Washington-based Northwest Hardwoods will close its Mount Vernon, Washington and Maury River, Virginia mills in November, laying off [...]

UK to extend timber legality requirements after Brexit

UK tropical and other timber importers were urged to evaluate the impacts for their businesses of a no-deal Brexit [...]

European Commission report: more countries than ever hit by forest fires

On 31 October 2019, the European Commission published the 2018 edition of its Annual Report on Forest Fires in Europe [...]
November 4, 2019 Daily News / Global Trends / Forestry / Europe / Global

Vietnam: Growing opportunities to forge new wood products business links in the US

Vietnam’s exports of wood products increased significantly in the first 9 months, most notably exports to the US rose [...]