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Archives: 2019

Global plywood industry hit by US-China trade war and slowdown of Chinese economy

The global plywood industry is currently affected by the US-China trade war and the slowdown of China's economy [...]

Russian top forestry group executive: Ban on timber exports to China useless

Mikhail Shamorin, president of the Segezha Group, one of Russia's largest forestry industrial enterprises, said that the complete ban [...]

UPM completes plywood expansion in Russia

The expansion of UPM Chudovo plywood mill, started in the autumn of 2017, was inaugurated. The expansion has increased the [...]

US softwood price movements remain flat

    The first full back-to-work / school week for September 2019 did not bode well for [...]

International Hardwood Conference 2019 takes place in Berlin

            Hardwoods become more and more important especially in [...]

Drop in U.S. lumber production; Canadian output hit hard

U.S. sawmills in the first six months of 2019 produced 17.602 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber [...]

West Fraser to reduce lumber production capacity in B.C. up to 25%

West Fraser announced it will introduce variable operating schedules at five of its British Columbia sawmills that will result in [...]

Bergs Timber aims to more than double production at Mörlunda sawmill

Bergs Timber applied for an increased production permit for the sawmill in Mörlunda, Sweden. Bergs Timber started sawmill production [...]

Södra Group lowers prices for softwood logs; citing high supply of logs and economic slowdown

The Swedish Södra Group lowers its purchase prices for roundwood. The company cited reasons for a high supply of [...]

Trends in global pellet prices and trade

The global wood pellets market revenue amounted to $5,359.9B in 2018, rising by 6.8% against the previous [...]