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Sweden: Sharp drop in sawlog prices in 2020

2020 roundwood prices in Sweden have decreased as compared to 2019. The price of pulpwood decreased by 11 percent and [...]

West Fraser’s acquisition of Norbord approved by shareholders

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. and Norbord Inc. jointly announced that the shareholders of each of West Fraser and Norbord [...]

BSW Timber is postponing sawmill plans in Slovenia

The British BSW Timber Group, the leading wood processing company in the United Kingdom, planned to build a large sawmill [...]

Finland: Rising roundwood prices in December 2020

Roundwood trade in Finland was very active in December, as recorded trade ended up to 4.2 million cubic metres [...]

New Zealand log export prices to China at high levels in January

Due to the current ban on all Australian softwood imports into the country, a monthly supply gap of about 400 [...]

Croatian wood industry continues to grow despite pandemic

The Croatian wood industry, more precisely companies operating within this wider sector, have done well despite the ongoing pandemic which [...]

Most North American softwood lumber stay flat

As mid-January 2021 came upon us, it seemed like supply and demand for softwood lumber and panel products reached [...]

Sweden: Softwood sawlog prices on the rise as demand from sawmills booms

In Central Sweden, state-owned Sveaskog raises the purchase price for softwood sawlogs from 18 January. The reason is continued [...]