Archives: February 2022

Transport issues forces West Fraser Timber to curtail lumber production

Massive flooding late last year that washed away rail tracks and shut highways in Western Canada forced one of the [...]

Australian softwood log exports: Indian market not yet able to fill the Chinese void

November 2021 was the thirteenth consecutive month to record declines in Australia’s annual softwood log exports, with the annual [...]

Vietnamese wood product exports are expected to grow in 2022

Vietnamese wood and furniture products are expected to grow in 2022 due to the purchasing demand of the international market [...]

Record result for Södra in 2021

Södra posted a record result of SEK 5,316 million for 2021 due to favourable market prices and stable [...]

The Estonian timber industry is increasingly dependent on imports

    In the last few years, imports of raw materials for the Estonian wood industry have increased [...]

New Swedish legislation makes logging impossible for large parts of the year

New rulings, from the land and environmental courts and the European Court of Justice, have created what is called a [...]

Record pellet production in Germany

Although the production of wood pellets in Germany fell slightly in the fourth quarter of 2021, a new production record [...]

Global supply chain chaos can worsen this year

According to a survey conducted by Container Xchange, a container leasing and trading platform, among 800 practitioners in the logistics [...]

Is the European proposal on imported deforestation too punitive?

The European Commission’s plan to counter deforestation associated with certain imported agricultural products was unveiled on November 17, 2021 [...]