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Metsa Group starts to export sawn timber to China by train

A block train packed with 41 containers of sawn timber left Kouvola, eastern Finland Tuesday and headed to Xi'an [...]

Rules for US ash lumber exports to the EU have changed

Starting December 18, 2018 the rules for shipping ash lumber originating from Canada and the United States has changed.  [...]

EU calls on Ukraine to lift the roundwood export ban

The European Union has called on Ukraine to lift the moratorium on the export of roundwood, as well as to [...]

Prices for logs continue to increase in Estonia

Roundwood prices in Estonia increased again in October 2018, similar to the rapid rise in prices which started at the [...]

Germany: Wood pellets prices in 2018 well above last year’s levels

The price of wood pellets in Germany increased as expected in December. The average price for a 6 tons (t [...]

Number of furniture companies in Belarus doubled in the last three years

In 2018 furniture output in Belarus may reach roughly $612 million, 60.6% up from 2013, the press service of [...]

Global construction growth likely to have reached its peak in 2018

After ten years of growth (2008-2018), the peak has been reached in the global construction growth cycle: 2018 will [...]

Sawlog prices declining around the world in the 3Q/2018

Softwood sawlog prices declined throughout the world in the 3Q/18. Consequently, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 3 [...]

UPM to invest EUR 2 billion in new giant pulp mill in Uruguay

UPM plans to invest Euro 2 billion in a new mill to be located near the city of Paso de [...]

Domotex comes to USA in 2019

Hannover Fairs USA announced today that it will debut Domotex USA focused on the American residential floor covering industry in [...]