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China: August review of the softwood log market

China softwood log inventory has remained stable at about 4.6 - 4.7m. Fresh pine logs are sold quickly after [...]

‘Timber cities’ could save a billion tonnes of emissions by 2100, scientists say

Making new homes out of wood instead of steel and concrete could avoid more than 100 billion tonnes of CO2 [...]

Metsä Tissue curtails production due to high energy prices

Metsä Tissue has had to curtail its production both in its Zilina mill, Slovakia, and Kreuzau mill in Germany for [...]

Softwood supply in UK far in excess of demand

    UK softwood trading has continued its subdued trend into August with supply far in excess of [...]

The European timber market to face multiple new normals

Inventory levels at most European lumber mills were running low at the start of 2021. By the middle of the [...]

The price of wood in Latvia has experienced unprecedented fluctuations

In the first half of 2022, the price of wood in Latvia has experienced unprecedented fluctuations, starting with atypical price [...]

Canada to challenge U.S. softwood lumber duties under USMCA trade pact

Canadian Trade Minister Mary Ng says Canada is formally initiating a challenge of “unwarranted and unfair” U.S. duties on [...]

Russia: Sanctions dramatically bring down wood product manufacturing

In July, wood products manufacturing in Russia fell 20.4% y-o-y according to data published by the Russian [...]