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Finland: Roundwood prices started to drop in December after months of continuous growth

In December 2018, the stumpage prices of roundwood in Finland started to decline. The stumpage price level was a little [...]

Swedish dockers’ strike affects lumber exports, as ports shut down

Lumber exporters in Sweden were hit by a strike of over 1,000 dockers across eight ports in the country [...]

Estonia: Roundwood prices in November 2018 way higher over a year ago; pulpwood prices nearly double

The prices for all rounwood assortments in Estonia have increased in November 2018. Above all, small diameter pine and spruce [...]

China and the European countries cooperate to promote wood products trade through railway express

A China-Europe Wood Industry Cooperation Summit was recently hosted by the China National Forest Products Industry Association (CNFPIA). A [...]

Booming prices for logs in Finland

Roundwood prices in Finland have increased sharply in November 2018, as compared to the same month of 2017. Sawlog prices [...]

ISO publishes chain of custody standard for wood products

ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) has published a new, voluntary standard for chain of custody (CoC) of wood and [...]

Consequences of the US China trade war on the wood products markets

Since September 24, the US imposed 10% duties on Chinese wood products while China imposed 5 or 10% duties on [...]

Sawlog prices declining around the world in the 3Q/2018

Softwood sawlog prices declined throughout the world in the 3Q/18. Consequently, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 3 [...]

UPM to invest EUR 2 billion in new giant pulp mill in Uruguay

UPM plans to invest Euro 2 billion in a new mill to be located near the city of Paso de [...]

Finland: Strong lumber production this year; pulp industry booming

Sawmill lumber production volumes in Finland rose to 2.7 million cubic meters in July-September, up by 3.8 [...]