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Södra to double cross-laminated timber (CLT) production capacity at Värö mill in Sweden

Södra’s facility for cross-laminated timber (CLT) in Värö, Sweden, will increase to two shifts and four [...]

Estonian forestry sector bracing for downturn as global economy slows and calamities advance in Central Europe

Timber prices in Estonia have started to rapidly falling, from their spring-time high.    The situation [...]

Pace of growth in EU tropical timber imports slows in the third quarter

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first nine of months of 2019 than [...]

China: Many timber processing plants in Guangdong cease production

Many timber processing plants in Guangdong Province have stopped or limited their production recently due to local environment protection policy [...]

US investigates imported Vietnamese plywood

The import tariff on Vietnamese plywood in the US market is in range of 0–8%; meanwhile, the anti-dumping [...]

ISC 2019 story 3: China-Engine of the worldwide timber industry starts to give signs of failure

Between 16 and 18 October 2019 the 67th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held in Antwerp in the [...]

Low prices for Finnish pine sawn timber in China

According to some Chinese importers, a large number of new Finnish pine sawn timber products will enter China's market [...]

B.C. forest industry trade mission finds new markets in China

B.C. forest products continue to find a growing market in China as diplomatic tensions with Canada have eased.  [...]

North American softwood lumber prices flat in November

A couple of weeks ago it was panel (OSB and plywood) prices that saw spectacular rebounds; this week, Douglas fir [...]

Södra seeks to invest in additional cross-laminated timber (CLT) production capacity

    Södra Wood will invest into a pilot plant for CLT production. The idea behind the [...]