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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 [...]

Sweden: Strong demand and rising prices for the sawmill industry

The recent strengthening of the Swedish krona and the ongoing pandemic are two factors that have changed the conditions in [...]

Sweden: Downward trend in roundwood prices continues in Q2/2020

The second quarter of 2020 shows dropping sawlog prices in Sweden on a yearly basis. Pine sawlogs are cheaper by [...]

Holmen to become a player in the CLT industry with the acquisition of Martinsons

On Thursday, July 16, Holmen announced the news that the Group has signed an agreement to acquire the family-owned [...]

Norra Skog to close sawmill in Sweden

On Friday, July 10, the last log at the Östavall sawmill in Ånge municipality, Sweden has been sawn.   [...]

Setra expands range of construction timber, to invest in a new planing mill in Sweden

Swedish wood products company Setra is expanding its range of construction timber with a major investment in new planed products [...]

Sweden: Reductions in timber storage regulations

The Swedish government ends the rules for timber storage to facilitate the forest industry during the current crisis.   [...]

Bergs Timber’s sold Swedish sawmills to switch operations towards more processed products

Bergs Timber signed an agreement with Vida Aktiebolag on the sale of Bergs's Swedish sawmill business.    [...]

Sawmills in Sweden taking advantage of the ongoing pandemic

The Swedish sawmills are advancing their positions on the global lumber market during the ongoing pandemic.     [...]

Chinese lumber imports from the Nordic countries expected to exceed those from Canada

In early 2020, due to oversupply, the declining prices made European lumber producers more globally competitive. In March this year [...]