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Keyword: Sweden

EU’s pellet production expected to reach 22.5 MMT by 2017

The consumption of 20.5 MMT (million metric tonnes) of pellets during 2015 made the EU the world’s largest [...]

Sweden: Positive trend in the sawmill industry, despite Brexit chaos

The Swedish pulp and paper industry has been positive during the last six months, even if the Brexit has caused [...]

Swedish softwood lumber exports grow on higher demand from Egypt and China

In the first three months of 2016, Sweden has exported about 3,237 million cbm of sawn and planed softwood [...]

Polish Andrewex buys Rörvik Timber’s Tvärskog sawmill

Polish company Andrewex has acquired a wood processing plant in Sweden, from the Swedish group Rörvik Timber.   [...]

Value of softwood lumber exported by Sweden and Finland to Egypt dropped 50% since 2014

The countries in the Middle East and Northern Africa, the MENA region, have become a major destination for European softwood [...]

Sawlog prices in Sweden drop sharply in the first quarter of the year

In the first quarter of 2016, roundwood prices in Sweden show a negative development as compared to the previous quarter [...]

Sweden: Vida adds 48,000 m3 of drying capacity at spruce sawmill with Valutec’s continuous kiln

With a new continuous kiln from Valutec, Vida will increases its drying capacity by 48,000 m3 in Vislanda, Sweden [...]

Stora Enso CEO elected chairman of the Swedish Forest Industries Federation

Karl-Henrik Sundström, the CEO of Stora Enso, was elected new chairman of the Swedish Forest Industries Board, during [...]

Swedish wood strong position confirmed at Dubai WoodShow

The Dubai Wood Show was held on 4-6 April this year. The event is the biggest trade fair for [...]

Sweden: Sawmill industry benefits from weaker krona

At the moment the Swedish rising economy offers great benefits for sawmills. Also, the competitiveness of the Swedish sawn timber [...]