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New Zealand: Log export market update in May 2022

Although the May at wharf gate (AWG) New Zealand log export prices are very similar to those offered in April [...]

Setra invests in TC kilns at two sawmills in Sweden

Setra invests in TC wood drying kilns for sawmills in Heby and Hasselfors, Sweden. The kiln in Heby will begin [...]

Record wood prices in France

The increase is reported in all species, with the highest increases in oak and douglas.    France [...]

German Ziegler Group buys two sawmills in Sweden

The German Ziegler Group has recently entered the Swedish market with the purchase of two sawmills in Sweden.   [...]

Logging volume in Russia decreased due to export restrictions; lumber prices drop

During the first quarter of 2022, logging in Russia fell by 2.4%, from 70.7 million cubic meters to [...]

Log prices in Austria rising sharply in May

In May 2022, Austria's timber construction is still benefiting from a very good demand situation, although the development forecast [...]

Stora Enso completes exit from Russia

Finland's Stora Enso has divested the last of its Russian operations, three corrugated packaging plants, to local management, the [...]

China: Timber supply pressure rises as lockdowns continue

Since 2020, Covid-19 lockdowns have had a huge downstream impact on the global timber supply chain, resulting in soaring [...]

Sweden: The war in Ukraine is causing wood prices to skyrocket

More and more people are competing for the forest raw material. The ongoing war in Ukraine has sharply reduced Russia [...]

Timber prices in UK rise again in March after months of decrease

Material prices in the UK have shot up again after months of gradual decrease, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine [...]