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Canada and the US prepare for another softwood lumber war

Canada and the US are preparing for a new decision coming this week, regarding the so-called softwood lumber war [...]

Holmen investigates possibilities of entering CLT business

Holmen is investigating the possibilities of building a factory to manufacture CLT (cross-glued wood), at one of its large [...]

China is set to become the number-one customer for Finland’s softwood lumber

The volume of Finnish sawmill exports reached a new all-time high last year. The trend will continue this year [...]

Lumber prices in the US on the rise, while waiting for countervailing duty case with Canada

While the US and Canada are on the wait for the preliminary determination in the countervailing duty casee, trading in [...]

AAHP expresses dissatisfaction regarding the new duties on Chinese hardwood plywood

The American Alliance for Hardwood Plywood expressed disappointment in the April 18 announcement by the U.S. Department of Commerce [...]

European sawlog prices continued their downward trend in 2016

Sawlog prices in Europe have been trending downward over the past three years from their record high levels in 2014 [...]

Sales of forestry machines in Germany and Austria on a downward trend in 2016

Germany, Austria and Switzerland's forestry machine sales have declined in almost all machine classes during 2016.    [...]

Finnish wood pellets production down 10% in 2016

The production, export and import of wood pellets decreased in 2016, as compared to the previous year, while a new [...]

Gabon a source of veneer and plywood for Indian industries

Gabon is well known for its timber resources and the recently completed Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has been promoted in [...]

Weak start of the year for the US furniture industry

New furniture orders were flat in January compared to the same time last year according to the Smith Leonhard industry [...]