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Sweden’s Sodra to extend production stoppages at its sawmills due to spruce bark beetle infestation

Södra has decided to extend production stoppages at its sawmills during the Christmas and New Year period. The move [...]

Interfor reports $35.6 million net loss in Q3, increased US production

Interfor Corporation recorded a net loss in Q3’19 of $35.6 million, or $0.53 per share, compared to [...]

Finland: Oversupply in sawnwood markets reduces export prices

Oversupply in key export markets is reflected in the average export price of Finland’s sawnwood. The average export price [...]

Georgia-Pacific to open US$ 135 million lumber plant in Georgia

Georgia-Pacific recently opened its newest lumber facility in Warrenton, Georgia. The $135-million, 340,000-square-foot plant is [...]

One Canfor shareholder to oppose takeover offer

One of Canfor Corporation’s shareholders says it will oppose the pending acquisition of the remaining Canfor shares by Great [...]

Free trade agreement with China to facilitate New Zealand timber products exports

The just announced phased reduction of tariffs for wood and paper exports to China will assist, in a long term [...]

Nordic sawmill curtailments to continue

Nordic sawmillers have reported weaker results and curtailment of production to manage lower prices, oversupply and weakening demand amid a [...]

China: Price index for imported sawn timber

This price guide contains the most update prices of imported sawn timber at main distribution markets in China.   [...]

Analysis of Vietnam’s wood products industry: opportunities and challenges coexist

As one of the major trade surplus areas in Vietnam, timber, wood products and forest products have gradually developed into [...]

Downturn in the Swedish forest industry as recession in Europe progresses

    The recession in Europe, in particular, is noticeable in the Swedish forest industry. The sawmills partially [...]