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Russia doubles export tariffs for Far Eastern softwood species

By Decree No. 1169 of September 7, 2019, the Government of the Russian Federation doubled (from 6.5% to 13 [...]

Finnpulp to raise its investment into a new bioproduct mill in Finland to EUR 1.6 billion

Finnpulp increases its investment assessment in bioproduct mill in Sorsasalo, Kuopio to EUR 1.6 billion, or nearly 200 million [...]

France: Lumber prices for the Q2/2019

FRANCE LUMBER PRICES for the 2nd quarter 2019         Prices 2018-Q2  [...]

Falling wood raw-material costs for lumber producers in Europe and N. America

Wood raw-material costs for many lumber producers in Europe and North America have fallen over the past year both [...]

Merkel promises half a billion euros to revitalise German forests

Angela Merkel’s government has promised more than half a billion euros to revitalise the country’s crisis-hit forests [...]

Sweden: New large player in the forest industry emerges

Norra Skogsägarna and Norrskog plan to merge into a joint forest owners' association, which is described as the biggest [...]

German producer prices for wood products impacted by the bark beetle infestation

The German producer prices for commercial wood products in July now clearly show the consequences of the bark beetle infestation [...]

US-China trade dispute impacts Rayonier’s timber segment as harvest guidance is revised downwards

Rayonier Inc.’s New Zealand and Pacific Northwest timber segments faced challenging conditions during Q2, according to the company’s [...]

US softwood lumber prices strengthen further

The mix of different types of building that make up the critical U.S. housing market have changed drastically since [...]

Stora Enso appoints new CEO

Annica Bresky will become chief executive of Finnish pulp, paper and packaging board giant Stora Enso Oyj from December, taking [...]