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Sweden: Falling trend in roundwood prices continued in Q3/2020

   The trend of decreasing delivery roundwood prices continued during the third quarter of 2020 in Sweden. The price [...]

Swedish Setra plans to ramp up production to meet strong demand in global markets

   Swedish sawmilling group Setra plans to fully ramp up production during the autumn in response to strong demand [...]

Outlook of the Swedish softwood lumber market in post-corona crisis

The supply of sawlogs has been relatively good in Sweden for 2020. No significant impacts due to the coronavirus. Most [...]

Swedish sawmills defy corona crisis helped by rising global lumber demand and higher prices

Current situation of the Swedish forest industry     Swedish demand for sawn wood products has decreased by [...]

Lumber companies in the US reached record profits

Record high lumber prices in the US, stable income for residual chips, and slightly lower costs for sawlogs moved 2Q [...]

Swedish Norra Timber to raise sawmill production capacity

Swedish Norra Timber is now investing in three batch kilns each to its sawmills in Kåge and Sävar [...]

Bark beetles are ruining Swedish forests at a record pace

The spruce bark beetle has already done as much damage to Sweden’s forests so far this year as in [...]

Swedish forest companies receive lower credit ratings

One of Sweden's largest forest industry groups has its credit rating lowered by the credit rating agency Standard & [...]

Swedish sawmills take advantage of opportunities in the US market

Danske Bank's head of the forestry and agriculture business area, Johan Freij, summarizes the situation in the timber market [...]

Sweden: Fears of a second wave of bark beetles after dry August

The Swedish Forest Agency and the forestry have been monitoring the swarms of spruce bark beetles, and their observations show [...]