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Export prices for Finland’s pine and spruce sawnwood expected to fall this year

This year and next year, export prices for Finnish lumber will fall, driven by China. The price difference between spruce [...]

Moelven Pellets started trial production at its Sokna plant in Norway

Moelven Pellets A/S started trial production at Sokna, Eastern Norway following the commissioning of a new energy centre and [...]

Kronospan starts particleboard production at its new production facility in Alabama, US

Kronospan produced first panel at its Oxford particleboard operation in Alabama, USA on October 9, 2019.     [...]

Södra’s revenues hit by the bark beetle infestation

Södra reported operating profit of SEK 2,520 million for the first nine months of 2019, compared with SEK [...]

USA becoming a more attractive market for the European softwood lumber

European softwood lumber shipments to the US have reached levels unseen since before the global financial crisis. Exports almost doubled [...]

Sweden: Bark beetle outbreak hits sawlog prices

Both sawlog and pulpwood prices in Sweden decreased during the 3Q 2019 for the first time since 2016, as the [...]

Global wooden furniture market expected to grow 32% by 2025

The size of the global wooden furniture market is expected to grow from $395 billion in 2018 to more than [...]

Norbord to curtail one OSB production line due to poor market conditions and demand

Norbord Inc. announced that effective mid-November, it will indefinitely curtail production on Line 1 of its two-line oriented [...]

Spruce sawlog prices fall sharply in Estonia

All sawlog assortments have become cheaper in Estonia in September 2019. The bark beetle crisis has apparently started to be [...]

Europe’s largest wood pellet producer concludes acquisition of former German Pellets assets in US

Acquisition of the Texas Pellets pellet manufacturing plant offers a possibility to increase the group´s production capacity up to [...]