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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 [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices on the rise in October

In October, the stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 61.8 per cubic metre,  and the price [...]

China plans a US$ 1.5 billion timber processing complex in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region

China plans to invest up to 10 billion yuan (about $ 1.5 billion) in a timber processing complex in the [...]

Stora Enso prepares for oversupply in the sawn timber market; layoffs in plan

Finnish-Swedish forest industry company Stora Enso is preparing for oversupply in the sawn timber market.     [...]

Estonia: Growth in roundwood prices consolidates in September

The sharp rise in roundwood prices in Estonia at the beginning of the year consolidated in August and September. Both [...]