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Sweden: Sawlog prices on the rise in Q2/2019

Pine logs cost now an average of 472 SEK/m3 (EUR 44.92/m3), while spruce logs SEK 531/m3 [...]

Södra’s results decreased in the first half

Södra’s operating profit for the first half-year totalled SEK 2,009 million, compared with SEK 2,257 [...]

New player in the Swedish sawmill industry: Bergkvist-Insjön and Siljan Group to merge

The owners of Bergkvist-Insjön AB and Siljan Group AB have decided to create a strong joint sawmill group [...]

The Swedish glulam industry is expanding rapidly

The Swedish glulam industry continues to gain market share. The first quarter of 2019 shows a clear increase in sales [...]

Swedish wood construction takes centre stage at the UN’s global conference

      Swedish wood construction was a key point on the agenda at the first UN [...]

Sweden: Collapse in softwood lumber exports to China compensated with booming deliveries to Egypt

Sweden increased softwood lumber exports to Egypt by 68.2% y-o-y in first quarter 2019 to 365.6 [...]

Stora Enso finalises the restructuring of Bergvik Skog’s forests holdings

The shareholders of Bergvik Skog AB, a Swedish forest holding company, have finalised the previously announced restructuring of its ownership [...]

Sweden: The notified area of final felling rises sharply due to bark beetle attacks

The notified area of final felling in Sweden increased by 13% in April compared with the corresponding month in 2018 [...]

Sweden: Valbo Trä buys Setra’s operations in Skutskär

Valbo Trä will buy Setra's operations in Skutskär. The plant consists of two planing lines, an impregnation line [...]

Sweden: The bark beetle could ruin 12.5 million m3 of wood this year

The European spruce bark beetle is threatening Sweden's forests more than the record wild fires that occurred last year [...]