Register

Forestry

Top 10 US lumber producers in 2020

Softwood lumber producers had a wild ride in 2020. From major cutbacks in the spring in response to the COVID [...]

Strong US housing market push lumber prices to fresh record highs

With U.S. lumber prices at fresh record highs, construction companies and wood wholesalers are buying just enough to get [...]

Sweden: Sharp drop in sawlog prices in 2020

2020 roundwood prices in Sweden have decreased as compared to 2019. The price of pulpwood decreased by 11 percent and [...]

West Fraser’s acquisition of Norbord approved by shareholders

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. and Norbord Inc. jointly announced that the shareholders of each of West Fraser and Norbord [...]

BSW Timber is postponing sawmill plans in Slovenia

The British BSW Timber Group, the leading wood processing company in the United Kingdom, planned to build a large sawmill [...]

Finland: Rising roundwood prices in December 2020

Roundwood trade in Finland was very active in December, as recorded trade ended up to 4.2 million cubic metres [...]

New Zealand log export prices to China at high levels in January

Due to the current ban on all Australian softwood imports into the country, a monthly supply gap of about 400 [...]

Croatian wood industry continues to grow despite pandemic

The Croatian wood industry, more precisely companies operating within this wider sector, have done well despite the ongoing pandemic which [...]