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Sweden: Reductions in timber storage regulations

The Swedish government ends the rules for timber storage to facilitate the forest industry during the current crisis.   [...]

Russian ULK Group to invest more than EUR 400 million in a mega sawmill in Russia

Russia's ULK Group is investing more than Euro 400 million in one of the country's biggest sawmill investments [...]

Estonia: Sawlog prices rise in April 2020, but still way lower yoy

The prices for roundwood in Estonia have mostly increased during April 2020, despite the coronavirus pandemic. However most prices are [...]

Austria is launching € 400 million forest aid packages

On June 16, Austria launched a package for tax relief for agriculture and for investments in climate-friendly forestry in [...]

Bergs Timber’s sold Swedish sawmills to switch operations towards more processed products

Bergs Timber signed an agreement with Vida Aktiebolag on the sale of Bergs's Swedish sawmill business.    [...]

Wood product exporters to benefit from the newly ratified Vietnam/EU trade deal

The government in Vietnam has ratified the Vietnam/EU trade deal which, it is hoped, will help boost the country [...]

Falling pellet prices in Germany

As is usual in the season, wood pellets' prices fell again in June in most regions of Germany.   [...]

Sawmills in Sweden taking advantage of the ongoing pandemic

The Swedish sawmills are advancing their positions on the global lumber market during the ongoing pandemic.     [...]

Canfor continues expansion in Europe: subsidiary makes sawmill acquisitions

Canfor Corporation reported that its 70%-owned subsidiary, Vida Group, has entered into an agreement to purchase three sawmills in [...]