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Chinese lumber imports from the Nordic countries expected to exceed those from Canada

In early 2020, due to oversupply, the declining prices made European lumber producers more globally competitive. In March this year [...]

The downturn in Finland’s wood market expected to continue; log prices to fall by 3-4% this year

This year, the decline in the Finnish timber market continues as the forest industry's production shutdowns in the early [...]

UPM to close plywood mill in Finland due to profitability reasons

UPM Plywood is planning to permanently close its Jyväskylä plywood mill in Finland, which is producing spruce and birch [...]

UPM, Stora Enso and Metsä prepared to face the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the early part of the year was still reasonably good for large Finnish forestry companies.   [...]

What’s the impact of coronavirus on exports of the Finnish forest industry?

How does the global recession caused by the coronavirus affect the exports and prices of the Finnish forest industry?  [...]

Roundwood purchases in Finland down by 3 million m3 in Jan.-Apr. 2020

The timber trade has been quieter in recent years than in recent years.    In January-April [...]

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 [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices pick up in March

Trade of roundwood in non-industrial private forests went up in March. However, it was one fifth smaller than the [...]

Finnish forest industry buys far less roundwood

In Finland, the quantities of roundwood purchased from the timber industry in the first quarter were well below the figures [...]