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Pulpwood prices in North America on the rise in 1Q/19

Prices for pulplogs and wood chips moved up slightly in the US in the 1Q/19 while they were unchanged [...]

US housing starts approach two-year low

U.S. homebuilding dropped to a near two-year low in March, pulled down by persistent weakness in the singlefamily [...]

Germany multiplies the export of softwood logs to China

According to Eurostat data, Germany exported a total of 3.78 million m3 of roundwood in 2018. This is 33 [...]

Sweden: The bark beetle could ruin 12.5 million m3 of wood this year

The European spruce bark beetle is threatening Sweden's forests more than the record wild fires that occurred last year [...]

LIGNA 2019: Gearing up for integrated woodworking

One of the big focus themes of LIGNA 2019, which runs from 27 to 31 May in Hannover, Germany, is [...]

Raute receives €12m order from Plyterra in Russia

    Finnish Raute Corporation has received orders worth over €12m from CJSC Plyterra in Russia.   [...]

Estonia: Roundwood prices significantly up in March 2019

Roundwood prices in Estonia have went significantly up in March 2019, as compared to the same period last year.  [...]

XLam to close New Zealand CLT plant

The CLT manufacturer XLam announced that it will close its New Zealand plant in Nelson.     As [...]

Current prices for Chinese logs and sawnwood imports at main timber markets

    The report below contains the latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in [...]

Bergs Timber to acquire Swedish wood pellet producer

Bergs Timber AB has signed a letter of intent to acquire Fågelfors Hyvleri.     The transaction [...]