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Rising Dutch imports of FLEGT licensed timber

FLEGT licensing is helping importers to comply with EUTR, while the forest sector reforms and new procedures implemented during the [...]

EU softwood logs exports to China double this year

The total European softwood logs deliveries to China have went significantly up during the first quarter of the year, due [...]

Dutch and Belgian importers’ views on FLEGT

Although the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) has narrowed the supply base for tropical timber imported into the EU, traders in [...]

Turkey: Furniture exports increased 18 times since 2000

Turkey's furniture exports have grown consistently since 2000. The industry's foreign sales achieved an eighteenfold rise to nearly [...]

Bergs Timber to acquire wood pellet plant in Sweden

Bergs Timber AB has signed an agreement with AB Fogelfors Bruk to acquire all shares in Fågelfors Hyvleri AB [...]

Stora Enso to close Kitee sawmill in Finland; to rise spruce production at Varkaus

Stora Enso plans to consolidate the Finnish spruce (whitewood) production to Varkaus sawmill. The plan includes a permanent closure of [...]

Finland: Falling spruce roundwood prices in May 2019

Spruce roundwood prices in Finland are on a falling trend in May 2019, both as compared to the previous month [...]

SCA acquires another 10,000 hectares of forest land in Latvia

SCA has signed an agreement to acquire Sundin Mezs SIA from the unlisted Swedish company Livland Skog AB. Sundin Mezs [...]

Rising prices for Russian pellets delivered to the EU this year

    The average price of Russian wood pellets sent to the European Union countries in the first [...]

The Swedish glulam industry is expanding rapidly

The Swedish glulam industry continues to gain market share. The first quarter of 2019 shows a clear increase in sales [...]