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Top global softwood lumber producers

The top global lumber companies showed further gains in production in 2017 as compared to 2016 output. Three companies recorded [...]

Forest fires ravage Sweden’s forests

A European-wide fire-fighting force has helped Sweden to battle an unprecedented level of forest fires this summer. So [...]

Swedish softwood lumber exports up by 26% in the first five months

Sawmills in Sweden have exported 6,9 million m3 of sawn and planed lumber during the first five months of [...]

Stora Enso invests EUR 25 million at Maxau mill in Germany

Stora Enso has decided to install a new steam turbine with a closed-loop cooling system and additional biomass storage [...]

Sarawak will no longer issue new timber licences

The Sarawak government will stop issuing new timber licences, due to the fact that vast tracts of forests had already [...]

Lumber market in the US under pressure by downside prices

Framing lumber market in the US was mostly affected by the downside price pressure during last week.    [...]

Trump administration to extend list of products subject to tariffs

Many wood products and furniture items from China are on the latest list by the Trump administration that may be [...]

Negative outlook for the Malaysian wood products industry

As the second half of 2018 approaches, analysts have projected that the wood-based manufacturing sector will remain pessimistic as [...]

New accusations for Holzindustrie Schweighofer of purchasing illegal wood in Romania

A new investigation takes a look behind the scenes to detail how the Austrian timber giant Holzindustrie Schweighofer, one of [...]

India: Price overview for imported teak, sawnwood and plywood

Demand for Indian imported logs continues unchanged but imports are still affected by the withdrawal of credit facilities. Another factor [...]