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Companies in the timber industry

Setra expands range of construction timber, to invest in a new planing mill in Sweden

Swedish wood products company Setra is expanding its range of construction timber with a major investment in new planed products [...]

Belarus boosts lumber exports by 30%; enters Chinese market

In January-May 2020, lumber export of companies run by the Belarusian Forestry Ministry went up by 30%.   [...]

IKEA plans to review its Ukrainian wood supply after critical report

Furniture retailer IKEA said on Tuesday it would review its wood supply chain in Ukraine after a report by a [...]

Ikea faces allegations it used illegally logged timber from Ukraine

Some of Ikea’s wood products may have been made with illegally sourced timber from ancient forests in Ukraine.  [...]

Forecast: Europe’s construction industry to be hit hard by COVID-19, says Euroconstruct

The European construction industry will be hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis, according to Euroconstruct's latest forecast for [...]

Södra to boost capacity at its Värö mill

Södra is planning a new investment for its state-of-the-art pulp mill in Värö, Sweden, which [...]

European parquet market: A return pre-Covid-19 sales level not expected in the short to medium term

After a year of slight contraction in 2018, the European parquet market improved in 2019. Unfortunately, this positive result and [...]

Sweden: Reductions in timber storage regulations

The Swedish government ends the rules for timber storage to facilitate the forest industry during the current crisis.   [...]

About 40% of Chinese factories in Gabon have ceased production

It is estimated that about 40% of Gabon’s Chinese factories have ceased production. In some cases, the plywood plants [...]

Will China ban the import of Canadian timber?

On June 16, China announced that pests were found in logs imported from Canada. This news triggered concerns in the [...]