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Swedish sawmills’ stock levels are the lowest in 20 years

  Swedish sawmills have not had such low stock levels in over 20 years. They have had to lie [...]

Finland: Roundwood trade and prices stable in 2020

In 2020, the average price paid for pine logs purchased from Finland's forests in standing sales was EUR 55 [...]

Brexit impacts UK’s timber supply chain, but industry still resilient

Difficulties with logistics and trading with Northern Ireland under new Brexit protocols are having impacts on an already tight timber [...]

Russian log export ban set to deal heavy blow to Chinese timber mills

Russia has made more than one proposal to ban the export of logs, but for various reasons, it has never [...]

More North American forest industry mergers and acquisition expected in 2021

Record high lumber prices have left North American forestry companies flush with cash, setting the stage for more forestry M [...]

Germany: Rising lumber prices puts wood industry companies under pressure

     The ongoing price spiral on the German lumber market is putting more and more companies in [...]

Shaky export log markets to China, price corrections expected

In a period when price corrections are expected, export log markets to China appear with a degree of trepidation. Chinese [...]

Conference stresses the climate potential of sawn softwood

On February 18, the Wood from Finland Conference 2021 took place organized by Sahateollisuus, the Finnish Member of the European [...]