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EU plywood market faces a ‘perfect storm’

As the year has progressed, the European plywood sector has become increasingly depressed. That’s the consensus among a number [...]

Estonia: Sharp drop in sawlog prices

In Estonia prices for roundwood continued to decline in July. Only pine sawlogs and hardwood could grow in comparison to [...]

Dropping sawlog prices in Sweden

Sawlog prices in Sweden decreased by 2.8% during the second quarter compared to the first quarter of 2019. At [...]

German forest industry aims for pact to mitigate climate damage

A comprehensive "pact for the forest" is needed to get the damage caused by drought and bark beetles under control [...]
August 29, 2019 Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Europe / Global

Europe sends massive amounts of softwood logs and lumber to China

Due to a massive boost of exports from Germany, total European softwood logs and softwood lumber deliveries to China expanded [...]

CEO Karl-Henrik Sundström to leave Stora Enso in 2020

Karl-Henrik Sundström has informed Stora Enso’s Board of Directors today that he is leaving the position of [...]

Finland: Roundwood price overview in July 2019

As usual, the roundwood trade in Finland slowed down in July. Roundwood purchases included in the statistics amounted to 1 [...]

Softwood logs prices continue to fall in Sweden

In the second quarter of 2019, according to the Swedish statistics, softwood logs prices in Sweden continued to fall, although [...]

Wood starts to gradually replace concrete, as wooden skycrapers spread across the world

For more than a century, countries have raced to build the world’s tallest buildings with concrete and steel. Now [...]

New import rules for US hardwood logs in EU

The new EU implementing directive 2019/523 of 21 March 2019 (available on request) concerns the protection measures against the [...]