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Europe surpasses Canada to become China’s second softwood lumber supplier

   Europe is now the second softwood lumber supplier to China; with a 60% yoy increase in deliveries.  [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices in December 2019

   In December 2019, the average price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 53.1 per cubic meter [...]

US Dept. of Commerce rules tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber could be greatly reduced

   Canadian softwood producers are getting a surprise break from the United States.   US Department of Commerce [...]

Finland’s forest industry output impacted by the global economic downturn

    Out of the main product groups in Finland's forest industry, paper, board, lumber and plywood [...]

Russia suspends ”timber trains” to China, amid fears of coronavirus spread

   Since January 31st, all railway transport between Russia and China is suspended except for Beijing-Moscow round-trip [...]

Estonia: Warm winter is impeding logging activity

   Logging activity in Estonia is currently disrupted, due to the unusual warm and snowless winter;   While [...]

Conifex completes sale of all U.S. sawmills to Resolute Forest Products

Conifex has officially closed its previously announced transaction with Resolute Forest Products for the sale of its U.S. sawmill [...]

EU “Green Deal” creates new opportunities for timber

The Green Deal, published on 11 December 2019 by the new European Commission and adopted by the European Parliament on [...]

Global wood consumption in 2019, the lowest of the decade

   The growth in global wood consumption has increased by only 0.3% in 2019, the lowest rate in [...]