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China’s Hengan International to buy largest stake in world’s largest pulp mill project in Finland

Chinese Hengan International has bought the largest share in Finnpulp, a Finnish company that is going to build a EUR [...]

Russian log and sawn timber exports increased during January-February

The Russian sawn timber exports have grew during January-February 2018, both in volume and in value terms. The country [...]

Sodra reopens Langasjo sawmill in Sweden after SEK100M investment

On Saturday 21 April, Södra’s sawmill at Långasjö was reopened at a ceremony attended by more than [...]

Increased lumber demand in the US moves prices a bit higher

The seasonal demand for lumber in the US helped producers regain command of the framing lumber market, and many prices [...]

Austria: Softwood lumber prices drop in March

In March, the prices for softwood lumber in Austria declined slightly compared to February. The decline is of 1-2 [...]

Roundwood prices in Estonia on the rise in February

Roundwood prices in Estonia have risen significantly in February 2018, from December 2017. In January 2018, the price continued to [...]

Bergs Timber agrees to acquire Norvik’s timber operations in Baltics and UK

Bergs Timber signed an agreement with Bergs Timber’s main owner, Norvik, Norway, acquiring a number of companies within the [...]

Russia to impose restrictions on veneer logs exports

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia decided to impose temporary restrictions on the export of veneer logs for [...]

Finnish roundwood demand and prices continues to grow

Thanks to the positive economic situation and investments, roundwood use by the Finnish forest industry will break the 70 million [...]

Chinese wood products exports hit by Trump’s tariffs

The US Trade Representative has issued a list of products to which a 25% tariffs will be collected. The list [...]