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China’s forestry industry posts continuous expansion

China's forestry sector has seen continuous expansion in recent years, an official with the National Forestry and Grassland Administration [...]

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 [...]

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 Commission report: more countries than ever hit by forest fires

On 31 October 2019, the European Commission published the 2018 edition of its Annual Report on Forest Fires in Europe [...]
November 4, 2019 Daily News / Global Trends / Forestry / Europe / Global

Brazil’s forest sector will invest USD 7.84 billion in additional production capacity by 2023

Investments in pulp, soluble cellulose, paper and wood panels - the sector represented by the Brazilian Tree Industry Asociation (Ibá) -are [...]

Sweden: New large player in the forest industry emerges

Norra Skogsägarna and Norrskog plan to merge into a joint forest owners' association, which is described as the biggest [...]

Falling sawlog prices across the world

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell for the fifth consecutive quarter in the 2Q/19, reaching a two-year [...]

China’s imports of US forest products were down 43% in January-April 2019

The flow of lumber, logs and pulp from the US to China has fallen sharply since the US government initiated [...]

Negative performance for the US forest industry in April and May

US forest industry performance in April and May was recently reported by both the US government and the Institute for [...]

Södra buys 111,100 ha of forest land in Latvia

The Swedish Södra Group has this week acquired forest land from the Swedish Bergvik Skog AB. Bergvik Skog AB [...]