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The Russian forestry sector reports growth in production in 2018

The Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) published the first final data on the volumes of timber production in 2018.   [...]

Finland: Pulp industry shows record results

Global mega-trends are expected to provide Finland's thriving pulp production sector with a buffer against future recessions. The [...]

Sharp rise in Brazilian exports of wood-based products

In November 2018, Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 24% in value compared to November [...]

The United States is considering reducing import duties on Chinese products

The United States is considering at least partial loosening of import duties on Chinese products to accelerate trade negotiations.  [...]

Sweden: Large increase in roundwood prices in 2018

The increase of roundwood delivery prices in Sweden was larger in 2018 than it has been for several years. Both [...]

Underpricing accussations for Metsä, Stora Enso and UPM dismissed

In 2011, Metsähallitus (a Finnish state enterprise, which administers state-owned land) filed a claim for damages against UPM [...]

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 [...]