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North American softwood lumber prices recover from lows of two weeks ago

Given the wee surge last week, North American softwood lumber prices have bounced from lows of two weeks ago. Whether [...]

Top global lumber producing companies in 2019: Slow demand results in lower output

Top global lumber companies’ production recorded a net decline in 2019. The same 15 companies that made the list in [...]

Metsa to buy half a billion euros equipment for its new giant sawmill in Finland

Metsä Fibre has agreed on the main equipment purchases for the new sawmill to be built in Rauma and the [...]

China’s wood and wood products imports fall sharply in Q1/2020

According to Chinese customs statistics, in the first quarter of 2020, China’s wood and wood products imports were 15 [...]

Vietnamese wood industry faces double trouble: coronavirus pandemic and anti-dumping tariffs

The widespread coronavirus  pandemic has resulted in a serious disruption of the supply chains. Besides difficulties in the source of [...]

Bergs Timber resumes normal production; cites improved demand in main markets

   Bergs Timber to resume normal production at its Swedish and Estonian sawmills on May 4, citing good demand [...]

Russian plywood producer Sveza foresees complete stoppage of production in the worst-case scenario of pandemic

The Russian birch plywood producer Sveza said that it expected a reduction in production in 2020: from 20% to a [...]

Estonian roundwood prices way lower compared to last year

   In February 2020, roundwood prices in Estonia have dropped sharply as compared to a year ago, being negatively [...]

New Zealand’s forest industry could face wave of closures in coming months

New Zealand's forestry industry could face a wave of closures without Government intervention, says the Red Stag boss, a [...]