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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 [...]

Bergs Timber to acquire Swedish wood pellet producer

Bergs Timber AB has signed a letter of intent to acquire Fågelfors Hyvleri.     The transaction [...]

Sweden: Sawlog prices in 1Q 2019 much higher than last year

Sawlog prices in Sweden had a different development during the 1Q 2019. The Northern and Southern regions showed marginal price [...]

2018 prices of softwood logs rose in Sweden and Estonia; Central European spruce oversupply dropped prices

In Sweden, softwood logs prices rose moderately throughout 2018. The nominal average price of spruce logs rose by eight per [...]

Swedish sawmills’ exports fall into lower gear

The Swedish sawmills have decreased their sawn and planed softwood lumber exports by -5%, to 12 million m3, during 2018 [...]

Interest in Swedish wood is growing in India

    The Indian wood industry is showing strong interest in Swedish Wood.    The [...]

Sweden’s tallest timber building completed

C.F. Møller Architects have completed Sweden’s tallest timber building, which is now accepting its first tenants. Situated [...]

Stora Enso to cut a shift at Ala sawmill in Sweden, part of the costs reduction plan

In Sweden, Stora Enso has announced that 23 employees at its sawmill in Ala have received layoff notices. This stems [...]