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Borg Manufacturing starts thin MDF board production at Oberon site in Australia

Borg Manufacturing produced its first board on the new MDF plant made by Siempelkamp. This milestone marks the start of [...]

Russian plywood industry in crisis

The Russian plywood industry, hit hardest by EU sanctions, continued to decline. Russia's domestic plywood market has seen excess [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices go up in July

Roundwood prices in Finland continued to rise in July and real prices ended up close to the peak level of [...]

Sweden: Continued rise in prices for roundwood during the second quarter

    Sweden's roundwood prices both sawlog and pulpwood assortments increased during the second quarter of 2022 [...]

Södra Wood reduces sawn timber production; expects negative trend in H1/2022

Södra expects weaker demand for wood products due to rising inflation and higher interest rates in Europe and the [...]

German timber trade expects uncertain business in the coming months

The first half of 2022 went very well for the German timber trade with a significant increase in sales of [...]

Kastamonu Entegre eyes top three spot in the global wood-based panel market

    Already one of the world’s top five wood-based panel manufacturers, Kastamonu Entegre is raising [...]

Wood prices in Germany fall significantly

German forest owners have been reporting for a few weeks that the demand for softwood lumber is falling significantly. Many [...]

China: Falling stocks of N. American logs and European spruce logs

Softwood log inventories at the China’s main ocean ports totalled 4.96 million m3 on July 30th, 2022, a [...]

Bulgaria temporarily bans timber exports to non-EU countries

Bulgaria is ceasing exports of raw timber for three months until November, the agriculture ministry said last week.   [...]