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Estonian forestry sector bracing for downturn as global economy slows and calamities advance in Central Europe

Timber prices in Estonia have started to rapidly falling, from their spring-time high.    The situation [...]

ISC 2019 story 1: Is the bark beetle crisis the new ”normal”?

On October 17 and 18, 2019, the 67th International Softwood Conference took place in Antwerp in the Radisson Blu Astrid [...]

Sweden’s Sodra to extend production stoppages at its sawmills due to spruce bark beetle infestation

Södra has decided to extend production stoppages at its sawmills during the Christmas and New Year period. The move [...]

Downturn in the Swedish forest industry as recession in Europe progresses

    The recession in Europe, in particular, is noticeable in the Swedish forest industry. The sawmills partially [...]

European beetle spruce logs flood the Chinese market

European beetle spruce logs have flooded the Chinese market. In the first eight months of the year, the EU countries [...]

Södra’s revenues hit by the bark beetle infestation

Södra reported operating profit of SEK 2,520 million for the first nine months of 2019, compared with SEK [...]

Sweden: Bark beetle outbreak hits sawlog prices

Both sawlog and pulpwood prices in Sweden decreased during the 3Q 2019 for the first time since 2016, as the [...]

Spruce sawlog prices fall sharply in Estonia

All sawlog assortments have become cheaper in Estonia in September 2019. The bark beetle crisis has apparently started to be [...]

Disruption in European lumber market due to the bark beetle expected to continue for some years

Disruption in European lumber market caused by log glut from bark beetle infestation is expected to continue for some years [...]