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Sweden: Bark beetle outbreak hits sawlog prices

Both sawlog and pulpwood prices in Sweden decreased during the 3Q 2019 for the first time since 2016, as the [...]

West Fraser reports drop in lumber production for Q3/2019

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has reported its third quarter 2019 results:    In the third quarter [...]

Many more BC sawmill closures forecast, and this could extend to pellet, co-gen and pulp mills

This year’s series of B.C. mill closures and production curtailments have affected more than 5,900 workers at [...]

North American softwood lumber prices moderate downward

In a time when literally no one knows what is happening with the North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber [...]

Analysis of the production characteristics of the Russian log market

Russia has the largest forest area in the world. In fact, Russia's forest land accounts for about one-fifth [...]

Spruce sawlog prices fall sharply in Estonia

All sawlog assortments have become cheaper in Estonia in September 2019. The bark beetle crisis has apparently started to be [...]

Disruption in European lumber market due to the bark beetle expected to continue for some years

Disruption in European lumber market caused by log glut from bark beetle infestation is expected to continue for some years [...]

Russia exports less logs and more lumber

In the first seven months of this year, the actual export volume of Russian timber products fell by 0.4 [...]

US hardwood producers looking to sell more to India

According to the latest statistics, U.S. hardwood lumber shipped to India from January to August of this year increased [...]

Record areas of FSC-certified Russian forests

In October 2019, the area of ​​forests certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and the number of FSC certificates for [...]