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Södra raises timber prices

The high demand for timber continues. That is why Södra is now raising the price for spruce timber, pine [...]

Russia: Roundwood price overview in November 2020

The price for softwood sawlogs in Russia have continued to increase during November 2020, despite the downward trend throughout 2020 [...]

Sharp recovery in Finland’s softwood lumber exports to Europe

In the third quarter, Finnish exports of softwood lumber to European countries increased by 22% year-on-year to 868 [...]

The US is increasingly dependent on overseas lumber supply

During the first ten months of 2020, US importation of overseas softwood lumber was 39% higher than during the same [...]

Vietnam’s wood products temporarily free from US tariffs

There has been no punitive tariff on Vietnamese wood product export to the US after the US Trade Representative (USTR [...]

Russian Sistema preparing Segezha forestry group for potential IPO this year

Russian conglomerate Sistema on Monday said it is preparing its forestry business Segezha Group for a potential initial public offering [...]

Brazil not dumping wood mouldings in US but shippers in China face problems

On December 29, the Department of Commerce announced its final antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) determinations on wood [...]

IKEA’s parent company buys forestland in US

Ingka Group, the parent company of IKEA, has announced it has acquired forestland property in the U.S. from The [...]

Wooden pallets have trouble entering the UK

With the Brexit, the regulations for the transport of goods to and from Great Britain also changed on 01.01 [...]

Global sawlog prices on the rise due to steady recovery in log trade

Global log trade made a comeback in the third quarter of the year following two quarters of weak performances. Most [...]