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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 [...]

Closure of paper mill shifts focus on condition of Finland’s forestry sector

The operating conditions of the forest industry in Finland came into focus on Thursday as Finnish forestry giant UPM elaborated [...]

Sweden: Strong demand and rising prices for the sawmill industry

The recent strengthening of the Swedish krona and the ongoing pandemic are two factors that have changed the conditions in [...]

SCA invests in pulp production, discontinues publication paper

SCA intends to invest SEK 1.45 billion ( EUR 140.7 million) in the production of chemically pre-treated thermo [...]