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Top wood processing companies in Latvia

Latvijas Finieris was the leading wood processing and paper production company in Latvia in terms of turnover last year. Latvijas [...]

Finland’s sawmills and plywood plants close for a week aiming to put pressure unions

Some 100,000 Finnish employees in industrial sectors began a three-day strike on Monday to back up their salary [...]

Sawlog prices falling in most major markets around the world in 3Q/2019

A plentiful supply of logs coupled with declining demand moved sawlog prices downward in most major markets around the world [...]

Estonia: Falling spruce sawlog prices, as bark beetle infestation puts price under pressure

The year 2019 is marked by falling roundwood prices in large parts of Central, Northern and Eastern Europe. In particular [...]

Finland: Metsä Group, Stora Enso, and UPM plan 6-day lock-out at sawmills, plywood mills

Finnish Forest Industries Federation said on Wednesday it would hold a 6-day lock-out from Dec. 12, closing half [...]

Finland: Dropping sawlog prices in October

Prices for sawlogs in Finland continued the downward trend in October 2019. The average price for pine sawlogs was EUR [...]

Asian pulp and paper markets slow down as global economy cools

From January to August 2019, production of paper products and pulp recorded mixed trends across selected markets. Whereas production increased [...]

Estonian forestry sector bracing for downturn as global economy slows and calamities advance in Central Europe

Timber prices in Estonia have started to rapidly falling, from their spring-time high.    The situation [...]

Finland: Prices of logs expected to drop sharply this year and in 2020

Due to the downward trend and lower production volumes in Finland's wood products industry, the average stumpage prices of [...]