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2018 prices of softwood logs rose in Sweden and Estonia; Central European spruce oversupply dropped prices

In Sweden, softwood logs prices rose moderately throughout 2018. The nominal average price of spruce logs rose by eight per [...]

Brazil: Wood products exports on the rise in February

In February 2019, the Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 3.2% in value compared [...]

Swedish Setra confident that wood products trade with the UK will continue after Brexit

Wood products company Setra evaluated potential impacts of BREXIT on the company’s operations.    Olle Berg [...]

US lumber prices drop for six consecutive weeks

While softness prevailed in prices, trading in US framing lumber picked up modestly amid drier and warmer weather in some [...]

European sawmills delivered 4 million m3 of softwood lumber to the US in 2018

European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise in 2018, although the pace of growth was significantly lower [...]

Germany: Binderholz plans of doubling sawing capacity at Baruth mill ongoing

Eight drying kilns of the 1306 system from Mühlböck went into operation at Binderholz’s mill in Baruth [...]

Vietnam expected to surpass China as largest supplier of wooden products to the US

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) officially took effect on December 30, 2018 and came into [...]

Congo: New forest code could totally ban exports of logs

Against the backdrop of very quiet demand in China producers report no price movements other than the recent decline in [...]

Keitele Timber to upgrade sawmills, pellet plant

NIB and Keitele Timber have signed a EUR 15 million loan agreement to finance the company investments in facilities for [...]

Swedish sawmills’ exports fall into lower gear

The Swedish sawmills have decreased their sawn and planed softwood lumber exports by -5%, to 12 million m3, during 2018 [...]