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Holmen’s acquisition of Martinsons gets approval

Holmen’s agreement to acquire Martinsons, one of Sweden's leading players in sawn and processed wood products, has been [...]

EU carbon market set to include shipping

Given that wood exports are impacted by ocean freight rates the following news may have an affect on these in [...]

SCA acquires more forest land in the Latvia

SCA has signed an agreement to acquire forest land in Latvia. The acquisition comprises an area of 19,150 hectares [...]

North American lumber market called ‘unprecedented’

The North American lumber industry is having its craziest year in memory -- and that was before the wildfires.   [...]

China imports less softwood logs – but more from Europe

China imported a total of 12% less softwood logs up to the beginning of August, but 117% more timber came [...]

US lumber prices expected to fall with autumn’s approach

Lumber prices notched a record on Thursday but are likely to fall back to earth.    September [...]

Vietnam reach export target for timber and wooden products

Experts believe Vietnam this year will reach its export target for timber and wooden products at 12 billion USD, despite [...]

Swedish forest companies receive lower credit ratings

One of Sweden's largest forest industry groups has its credit rating lowered by the credit rating agency Standard & [...]

Impact of Covid 19 on US’ forest supply chain

The global forest products industry has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck at the beginning of 2020 [...]

China: Prices of imported lumber in September 2020

The tables above contain the latest price data of different imported lumber assortments at several Chinese markets.    [...]