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UPM to build a wood processing plant in Germany

Construction of a timber processing plant in Leuna, Germany, will start before the end of the third quarter of 2020 [...]

Sweden: Fears of a second wave of bark beetles after dry August

The Swedish Forest Agency and the forestry have been monitoring the swarms of spruce bark beetles, and their observations show [...]

Changes to US softwood lumber tariffs could revive many Canadian mills

Changes to softwood tariffs between the United States and Canada could help alleviate the Canada’s lumber shortage.   [...]

Roundwood prices in Finland fall in July

In July, the average stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 53.5 per cubic meter, and the [...]

Interview with Michael Snow: Impact of Covid-19 on hardwood exports to China

Where does the global wood industry go in the post-pandemic era? This is a topic that most professionals in [...]

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 [...]

N. America: Demand appears to temper as softwood lumber prices continue to rise further

While North American softwood lumber prices continued to climb last week, there was a palpable reduction in the enthusiasm of [...]

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 [...]