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Chinese timber market faces severe structural market demand shrinkage in 2020

   The Chinese timber market, which was forced to extend holidays due to the coronavirus outbreak, officially resumed work [...]

Stora Enso completes divestment of KVH mill in Germany

Stora Enso has completed the sale of its KVH plant in Pfarrkirchen, Germany to the financial investor LEO II. – VV1 [...]

Andritz to complete equipment start-up for Moelven’s Torsby sawmill in Sweden

   Andritz has successfully completed the start-up of a Universal Shredder FRP at the Moelven Notnäs Ransby [...]

Vietnamese wood companies urge to seek for alternative materials suppliers in the face of the coronavirus

   Local wood processing enterprises need to widen supply chains with a focus on seeking suppliers from domestic and [...]

Giant forest owners association forms in Sweden

28,000 Swedish forest owners formed the new Norra Skog business association through the merger of Norrskog and Norra Skogsagarna [...]

Log jam at Chinese ports puts New Zealand’s exports of logs in jeopardy

   Ports in China can’t take more logs from New Zealand . Lack of space in Chinese ports is [...]

China’s timber imports from Czech Republic skyrocket

   Affected by the bark beetle infestation, the volume of timber felling and trade in Czech Republic has increased [...]

Vietnam’s timber industry hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak in China

   Vietnam’s timber sector is suffering. The number of infections caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam may [...]

Sweden: Roundwood prices on a downward trend in Q4/2019

Pine logs cost now an average of 477 SEK/m3 (EUR 45.24/m3), while spruce logs SEK 506/m3 [...]