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Archives: July 2020

SCA boosts wood harvesting level by 1 million m3/yr

SCA has confirmed a new harvesting plan which shows that the harvesting level in the own forest will increase over [...]

Germany’s biggest sawmills expected to rise production this year despite pandemic

Last year, Germany’s biggest sawmills again raised their cutting volume. As to 2020, companies are optimistic, too, despite the [...]

Stora Enso reports sharp drop in Q2 Wood Products’ division sales

Stora Enso's Wood Products division sales decreased by 16% in the second quarter yoy, or by EUR 65 million [...]

Vietnamese wood products exports recover with a 10% yoy growth in June

Vietnam earned nearly 5 billion U.S. dollars from exporting wood and wood-based products in the first half of [...]

The climate is putting European forests under sustained pressure, study says

No year since weather records began was as hot and dry as 2018. A first comprehensive analysis of the consequences [...]

Holmen to become a player in the CLT industry with the acquisition of Martinsons

On Thursday, July 16, Holmen announced the news that the Group has signed an agreement to acquire the family-owned [...]

German spruce lumber puts pressure on Finnish and Russian supplies to China

After February, a large volume of German spruce lumber was reported at the Chinese ports, with imports reaching approximately 340 [...]

Canada log export to Japan plunge, possible TPP violation

Log exports from Canada to Japan have dropped in recent months despite a side deal to the Trans-Pacific Partnership [...]

Södra adjusts timber prices

Södra adjusts the price for pulpwood, fuel wood and small diameter timber.  The supply of pulpwood and [...]

West African tropical timber exports driven down by pandemic

The rapid spread of the coronavirus has adversely affected West Africa’s export markets, imports, foreign investment, tourism and remittances [...]