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Greenpeace activists block SCA’s Östrand pulp mill

Greenpeace Nordic activists have blocked the entrances to a major Swedish pulp mill that supplies Essity, the world’s second [...]

Latvia: Roundwood prices on a negative trend

During the second half of 2016 in Latvia, the average purchase prices of roundwood kept declining, as compared to the [...]

Lithuania: Roundwood prices on the rise in July

Roundwood prices in Lithuania increased during July 2017, as compared to the same period in 2016.     [...]

FSC’s General Assembly undertakes global challenges

With growing momentum and urgency behind calls for forest conservation, the diverse membership of the Forest Stewardship Council will meet [...]

Finland: Exports of forest industry products moving from Europe to Asia

In 2016, the exports value of Finnish forest industry products totalled EUR 11.4 billion, covering 22 per cent of [...]

Södra’s exports to China are on the rise

In 2017, Södra increased sales of paper pulp by more than 50 percent. At the same time, the company [...]

TowerBrook Capital Partners completes acquisition of Schweighofer’s fiber business in Austria

TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P. completed the recently announced acquisition of Schweighofer Fiber GmbH. Financial terms of the transaction were [...]

Finnish roundwood prices on an upward trend in July

During July 2017, the roundwood prices in Finland have mostly been on an upward trend as compared to the same [...]

Sweden: Stock volumes of softwood sawlogs drop by 21%

Swedish softwood sawlogs stock volumes are estimated at about 2.1 million m3 in the Q2 of 2017. This represents [...]

Turnover of the German wood industry on a upward trend this year

The German wood industry has recorded 1.7% sales increase during the first half of 2017, reaching its fourth year [...]