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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 [...]

Roundwood prices in Latvia returned to record levels this spring

In the first quarter of this year, the price of wood in Latvia returned to the level of the summer [...]

Sweden: Vida’s sawmills running at full capacity

Reduced supply, increased demand and higher prices. The pattern is recognizable from many industries right now, so even when it [...]

An update of the current bark-beetle situation in Europe

The bark-beetle infestation has caused a lot of problems in the last years especially in Germany and the Czech [...]

Stora Enso’s CEO: Company’s plants will continue to be located in the Nordic region

The majority of Stora Enso's mills will continue to be located close to raw materials, ie in the Nordic [...]

German sawmill industry feels the effects of the war, especially in terms of energy prices

With a survey, the German Sawmill and Wood Industry Association (DeSH) asked its member companies about the current and expected [...]

Stora Enso to strengthen its presence in France

    Stora Enso has invested in ACDF Industrie SAS, becoming a 35% shareholder of the French wood [...]