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Oversupply causes sharp drop in sawlog prices throughout Europe

Sawlog prices throughout Europe decline in 2019, early 2020 mainly from oversupply, enabling European lumber producers to become more globally [...]

Forest is a clear candidate for an EU economic stimulus program

In light of the European Commission’s expected announcement of which business ecosystems will be targeted by the European Recovery [...]

Indonesia’s timber legality system remains in force

Indonesia has rowed back on plans to weaken rules for the timber products it exports, as green groups warned the [...]

Survey finds 63% of US wood manufacturers remain operational

A recent survey by the Wood Component Manufacturers Association provides insight into the challenges faced by member businesses in the [...]

Belgian timber industry calls for measures to avoid economic collapse

In an open letter, Belgian importers, traders and processors of wood, via their trade association Fedustria, called for political leadership [...]

Raute delivers modern veneer drying and lay-up technology to China

Raute has signed a contract with Guoxu-Springwood Wood Panel Company in Guangxi province in South China for delivering a [...]

What’s the impact of coronavirus on exports of the Finnish forest industry?

How does the global recession caused by the coronavirus affect the exports and prices of the Finnish forest industry?  [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices continue upward trend and are above the levels of last year

North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices last week improved greatly over those one-month-ago, even surpassing what [...]

Interfor produced less lumber in Q1/2020

Interfor Corporation reported results for the initial quarter of the current year.    The company reported net [...]