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SCA completes acquisition of Latvian Forestry Company

SCA has acquired Latvian Forest Company’s forest and land assets in Latvia, in total 10 000 hectares for the [...]

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 [...]

Brazil: Wood products exports on the rise in February

In February 2019, the Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 3.2% in value compared [...]

US lumber prices drop for six consecutive weeks

While softness prevailed in prices, trading in US framing lumber picked up modestly amid drier and warmer weather in some [...]

European sawmills delivered 4 million m3 of softwood lumber to the US in 2018

European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise in 2018, although the pace of growth was significantly lower [...]

Germany: Binderholz plans of doubling sawing capacity at Baruth mill ongoing

Eight drying kilns of the 1306 system from Mühlböck went into operation at Binderholz’s mill in Baruth [...]

Russia: Lumber exports equalize exports of logs

  In 2018, Russia continued to reduce the exports of logs and increase the exports of lumber. The export [...]

Vietnam expected to surpass China as largest supplier of wooden products to the US

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) officially took effect on December 30, 2018 and came into [...]

India achieved PEFC endorsement

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) informed that India has become the latest country to achieve the [...]

Congo: New forest code could totally ban exports of logs

Against the backdrop of very quiet demand in China producers report no price movements other than the recent decline in [...]