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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 [...]

Vietnam: Wood industry needs fundamental change in export product lines, markets, say experts

The wood industry needs a fundamental change in export product lines and markets after the COVID-19 pandemic ends, an [...]

Some North American softwood dimension lumber prices back to month-ago levels

Improved demand and continued restricted supply last week brought some North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices back up [...]

Norbord starts to feel impact of COVID-19 pandemic on demand

Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $75 million for the first quarter of 2020 compared to $27 million in the [...]

Vietnamese wood industry faces double trouble: coronavirus pandemic and anti-dumping tariffs

The widespread coronavirus  pandemic has resulted in a serious disruption of the supply chains. Besides difficulties in the source of [...]

Survey – Impact of pandemic on Ghana’s tropical timber sector

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the measures adopted to try and slow its spread are having a [...]

Russian plywood producer Sveza foresees complete stoppage of production in the worst-case scenario of pandemic

The Russian birch plywood producer Sveza said that it expected a reduction in production in 2020: from 20% to a [...]