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Finland: Roundwood price evolutions in August 2020

The average price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 53.8 per cubic metre, and the price for spruce [...]

EU climate plan to limit growth in forestry, biomass sector

While recognising the positive role of forests in mitigating global warming, the European Commission has riled the agroforestry and biomass [...]

EU carbon market set to include shipping

Given that wood exports are impacted by ocean freight rates the following news may have an affect on these in [...]

Swedish forest companies receive lower credit ratings

One of Sweden's largest forest industry groups has its credit rating lowered by the credit rating agency Standard & [...]

Finland: Forest industry exports drop 18% in H1/2020

In the first half year the exports value of the Finnish forest industry products totalled in real terms EUR 5 [...]

Sawlog prices down globally in Q2/2020

Sawlog prices fell in most of the major regions of the world in the 2Q/20. A strengthening US dollar [...]

Swedish sawmills take advantage of opportunities in the US market

Danske Bank's head of the forestry and agriculture business area, Johan Freij, summarizes the situation in the timber market [...]

Roundwood prices plummet in Estonia

Under the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the price pressure of the bark beetle infestation in Central Europe [...]

UPM to build a wood processing plant in Germany

Construction of a timber processing plant in Leuna, Germany, will start before the end of the third quarter of 2020 [...]