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Finland: Weakening sawn timber demand lowers prices and cuts exports

Finland's sawn timber market is facing something new, as the demand has declined during the spring. In January-June [...]

Firewood shortages in France are pushing up the price of logs

Firewood shortages in France are intensifying and prices have jumped by more than 20% since June due to soaring demand [...]

Austria: Low processing level of the sawmill industry, log prices drop

In Austria, Styria and Carinthia were the hardest hit by the thunderstorms in August. According to the Austrian Chamber of [...]

Energetic use of wood: is the criticism justified?

Concerned about the energy supply, many are turning to wood as a fuel. However, media reports have given the energetic [...]

UK: National Timber Group to acquire SV Timber

    National Timber Group (NTG) has acquired SV Timber. This is the latest big step forward in [...]

Moelven invests in five tunnel dryers for three sawmills

        Moelven is investing in five continuous kilns and the Valmatics 4.0 [...]

Finland: Timber trade drops sharply; log prices stable

Finnish timber trade was very brisk in August, with the total volume more than 60 percent higher than the average [...]

Norra Skog to invest EUR 27 million in Kåge sawmill in Sweden

Norra Skog’s board of directors announced last week that it was investing SEK 300 million (EUR 27.3 million [...]

China: Log stocks continue to decline, import prices show an upward trend

The log inventory in China continued to decline in August, and prices showed an upward trend. As of the end [...]