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Roundwood prices in Latvia returned to record levels this spring

In the first quarter of this year, the price of wood in Latvia returned to the level of the summer [...]

Sweden: Vida’s sawmills running at full capacity

Reduced supply, increased demand and higher prices. The pattern is recognizable from many industries right now, so even when it [...]

An update of the current bark-beetle situation in Europe

The bark-beetle infestation has caused a lot of problems in the last years especially in Germany and the Czech [...]

Stora Enso’s CEO: Company’s plants will continue to be located in the Nordic region

The majority of Stora Enso's mills will continue to be located close to raw materials, ie in the Nordic [...]

German sawmill industry feels the effects of the war, especially in terms of energy prices

With a survey, the German Sawmill and Wood Industry Association (DeSH) asked its member companies about the current and expected [...]

Arauco to suspend operations at seven production units

Arauco, one of the world's largest forestry companies, announced its decision to halt operations at seven production units.  [...]

UK’s lumber imports return to pre-Covid levels

A slow-down in house-building and housing repair in the first quarter of 2022 is being reflected in lumber [...]

Log prices in Estonia set record high in Q1/2022

The war in Ukraine has pushed up timber prices in Estonia to unprecedented heights. All assortments became more expensive and [...]

Japan’s lumber industry under pressure due to ban on Russian wood

The global lumber industry has been through a tumultuous period over the past year or so due to wood shortages [...]