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Global sawlog prices on a downward trend; lumber trade rising

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 1.4% in the 2Q/18. This was the first q-o-q [...]

Global pulp prices jump to record high levels

Strong pulp markets and record high prices for both softwood and hardwood market pulp resulted in upward price pressures on [...]

Finland’s lumber output forecast to rise in 2018 due to rising exports to China, N. Africa and Japan

The growth of the global economy, increasing demand for forest industry products and investments in Finland’s forest sector continue [...]

Finland: Export of sawn goods set to grow and prices to rise

New investments in the Finnish forestry sector will have a significant impact on production figures both for 2018 and 2019 [...]

Sales for Metsä Group increased by 8% in 2017

Metsä Group’s sales in 2017 totalled EUR 5,040.0 million, compared to Euro 4,657.9 in 2016 [...]

UPM reports record high performance for plywood division in 2017

    Finnish UPM released its annual results for 2017, with a record high performance from its plywood [...]

Ilim Group signs 4-year syndicated loan agreement for USD 500 million

lim Group announced signing of a four-year unsecured syndicated loan agreement for USD 500 million.      [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices expected to rise in 2018

Finland’s paper and pulp industry will drive the growth of the national forest industry, a role previously attributable to [...]

Metsä Group inaugurates giant Äänekoski pulp mill

Metsä Group celebrated the inauguration of its next-generation bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland, on 18 October 2017. With a [...]