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Sweden: Fears of a second wave of bark beetles after dry August

The Swedish Forest Agency and the forestry have been monitoring the swarms of spruce bark beetles, and their observations show [...]

Roundwood prices in Finland fall in July

In July, the average stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 53.5 per cubic meter, and the [...]

Interview with Michael Snow: Impact of Covid-19 on hardwood exports to China

Where does the global wood industry go in the post-pandemic era? This is a topic that most professionals in [...]

Austria: Spruce log prices don’t follow the rising demand

The Austrian economy is slowly recovering from the coronavirus-related lockdown, despite continuing risks due to increasing numbers of infections [...]

Vietnam: Stunning first half wood product exports

According to Vietnam Customs, at the end of June, wood and wood product (W&WP) export revenues amounted to [...]

Binderholz grows business in the US market

The US market, including the Central Florida region, has been witnessing rising demand for lumber in recent years, driving an [...]

Global forestry machine market to witness declining sales due to Covid-19; long-term outlook positive

The global forestry machinery market will witness declining sales in the near term amid the COVID-19 outbreak, but the [...]

Canfor expands to Europe: subsidiary completes sawmill acquisitions

Canfor's Swedish subsidiary, Vida Group, has completed a purchase of three sawmills in the Scandanavian country.    [...]

Covid-19 downturn in EU27 tropical imports may be less severe than forecast

The downturn in EU imports of wood and wood furniture products during the initial period of the COVID-19 pandemic [...]