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Archives: 2019

Lumber prices in US rise for the 2nd consecutive week

Trading in framing lumber took a step back from the prior week’s more active pace. Price trends covered the [...]

Dropping roundwood prices in Lithuania, but higher than a year ago

After rising prices registered in March, Lithuanian roundwood prices went down or remained stable in April. Pine, spruce and birch [...]

Norbord’s European panel mills post a 17% growth in Q1/2019

    Wood-based panels producer Norbord’s European operations reported a 17% growth in Q1, 2019 adjusted [...]

Finland: Rising sawn timber production in Q1/2019

Pulp and sawn timber production in Finland increased during the first quarter of the year. On the other hand, the [...]

SCA and Martinsons deliver Swedish pine to the world’s longest bridge in China

Pine from the northern parts of Sweden has been used at the world's longest bridge over water. The 55 [...]

Bark beetle destroying Central Europe’s forests

Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes of central Europe’s [...]

Canadian lumber giants in trouble: major production curtailments announced for this May

Major Canadian forestry products companies have announced sawmill production curtailments for the month of May. All complain about the surge [...]

Vietnam doubles share in Japanese wood pellet imports

Vietnam has increased 253.6% y-o-y pellet exports to Japan in first quarter of 2019 to 192.5 [...]

Demand for sawnwood in Germany is “red hot” at present

Germany is Europe’s largest economy with GDP likely to have exceeded US$4 trillion for the first time in [...]