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Metsä Group to build largest wood processing plant in northern hemisphere

The new bioproducts mill will be the largest single investment ever made by the forest industry in Finland.   [...]

Price of spruce logs fall sharply in Estonia

Roundwood prices in Estonia have continued to decline in November 2020 still being under the influence of the Covid-19 [...]

US homebuilders urge Biden to help ease skyrocketing lumber prices

The biggest U.S. homebuilders group urged the Biden administration to help increase lumber supply, saying record-high costs threaten [...]

Global lumber producers see their profitability go up substantially in 2020

Times have been good for lumber producers in 2020, with profitability rising worldwide. Most important lumber producing countries have had [...]

Interfor continues expansion in US South

Lumber giant Interfor Corp. is buying a sawmill in South Carolina from WestRock Co. for US$59 million in cash [...]

Forecast: New Zealand log exports expected to rise 12% in 2021 due to strong Chinese demand

New Zealand's forestry exports are expected to increase 8.1 percent due to strong demand for logs from China [...]

European softwood lumber exports to China rise 12% in 2020 despite coronavirus pandemic

Despite the coronavirus pandemic which first hit China and then spread all over the world, European softwood lumber exports to [...]

Brexit conclusion heightens impact on timber availability and prices in UK

    Unprecedented prices and availability of raw materials will affect the UK timber market until at least [...]

Nordic forestry giants, Stora Enso, UPM and SCA feel the impact of Covid-19 on 2020 results

Forestry giants in Northern Europe, Stora Enso, UPM and SCA, have felt the impact of the coronavirus crisis on their [...]