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May 11, 2018
Swedish sawmills should tackle global falling demand for pine lumber with more niche products
Swedish sawmills and wood-processing companies are operating at high activity levels due to a high demand on the global market. In 2017, total global production of wood products increased to a record high of 335 million cubic metres. Johan Freij, President of Danske Bank Forestry & Farming, explained to Swedish media that the high demand is largely driven by the Chinese market. World record in timber production also shows an increasingly strong economic climate around the world, and it is mainly Chinese imports that drive production increases. Swedish sawmills confirm that ...
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