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US softwood lumber prices down slightly last week

Drama unfolded large in downtown Vancouver last week, where was being held the Union of British Columbia Municipalities annual meeting [...]

Rise in EU imports of tropical sawnwood

EU imports of tropical sawn wood increased 12% to 405,600 MT in the first half of 2019 compared to [...]

European softwood logs exports to China triple as the bark beetle infestation ravages forests

As the bark beetle infestation ravages European forests and consequently the supply of logs has increased sharply, exports are exponentially [...]

The 67th International Softwood Conference 2019 to be organized in Antwerp

Antwerp, on the crossroads of international trade and a major harbour for wood and wood products, will be the host [...]

EU tropical wood trade up 16% in the first half of 2019

The EU’s trade in tropical wood products was more buoyant in the first half of this year compared to [...]

Finland: Prices for pine and spruce sawlogs on a falling trend

Pine and spruce sawlog prices in Finland are on a falling trend in August 2019, both as compared to the [...]

Stora Enso to close Kitee sawmill by the end of the year

Stora Enso will consolidate its spruce timber production at its mill in Varkaus, Finland, where spruce timber production has synergies [...]

Russia doubles export tariffs for Far Eastern softwood species

By Decree No. 1169 of September 7, 2019, the Government of the Russian Federation doubled (from 6.5% to 13 [...]