Archives: March 2022

Log prices continue to rise in Germany

Forestry companies in Germany are reporting drastically increased wood prices since the end of 2021.    The [...]

Canfor to reduce operating schedules for Western Canadian sawmills

Canfor Corporation will implement reduced operating schedules at its Western Canadian sawmills effective April 4, 2022 due to the cumulative [...]

Russian customs stops timber export attempt to US, Germany

Customs officers in the Russian Nakhodka prevented two cases of now illegal export of Russian timber under previously signed contracts [...]

India: Greenply Industries plans to rise plywood prices to offset rising costs

Greenply Industries Ltd, one of the largest plywood producers in India, is likely to announce a price hike in April [...]

German timber industry expects delivery bottlenecks

The situation is already very difficult for wood imports from the countries currently involved in the ongoing war Russia, Belarus [...]

Siempelkamp reaches 15 plant acceptances in 2021

    Wood-based panels production technology supplier Siempelkamp says it led 15 plants to acceptance in 2021 [...]

Koskisen to invest EUR 48 million in a new sawmill

Hekotek AS has entered into a supply agreement with Koskisen Oy, one of the largest privately owned wood processing companies [...]

Finland: Calls for political action to increase wood supply

The halt in wood imports from Russia poses challenges for the Finnish forest industry's wood supply, the Finnish Forest [...]

Sanctions against Russian exports to permanently alter the global trade of forest products

Lumber trade flows changed almost instantly when Russia invaded Ukraine in late February. Trade sanctions and restrictions in financial transactions [...]