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HS Timber, Egger and Kronospan fined for organizing a wood cartel in Romania

The Austrian companies HS Timber Production (formerly Holzindustrie Schweighofer), Kronospan and Egger, all with activities on the Romanian wood market [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Biewer Lumber announces plans for second sawmill in Mississippi

Michigan-based Biewer Lumber will invest $130 million in a new Mississippi sawmill, creating 150 jobs.  The family [...]