• Corona Virus
  • November 27, 2020 09:50

China-Europe container shortage causes major surge in freight rates

The recovery in China's manufacturing activity after the Covid-19 lockdown has surged progressively and after a halt caused by quarantine measure in the European countries, demand for Chinese products in Europe has increased...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 26, 2020 12:55

UK tropical sawn hardwood imports recover ground in the third quarter

The UK is now a relatively minor market for tropical sawn hardwood, importing less than 100,000 cu.m in each of the last two years, making it only the fifth largest European importer for this commodity...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 26, 2020 11:46

SCA to build new grading mill in Sweden

The base of SCA's new grading mill is being built. At the same time, preparations are being made for piling and other tasks to be able to complete the rest of the building...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 26, 2020 10:40

Stora Enso has successfully issued a new EUR 500 million green bond

Stora Enso has successfully issued a new EUR 500 million green bond under its EMTN (Euro Medium Term Note) programme. ..... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 24, 2020 12:04

US tropical hardwood imports hit slowdown in September

US imports of sawn tropical hardwood slowed in September, falling by 11% from the previous month after steady gains throughout the summer....... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • November 24, 2020 11:13

N. American lumber prices stabilize

As market conditions stabilized, some North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices fell further, others were flat, and still others actually rose somewhat...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 24, 2020 10:17

Arauco reports increased sales for 3Q/2020

Arauco, one of the largest global wooden panel manufacturer, reported sales revenues of USD 1,202.9 million during the third quarter of 2020 (3Q-2020),...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 23, 2020 14:08

Canfor sells Fort Nelson forest tenure to Peak Renewables

Canfor has reached multi-year $30-million agreements with Peak Renewables involving the sale of the company’s forest tenure in the Fort Nelson region of British Columbia, Canada...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • November 23, 2020 12:57

Weyerhaeuser completes Oregon timberlands transactions

Weyerhaeuser Company announced the completion of two separate transactions in which it purchased timberlands from and sold timberlands to funds managed by Hancock Natural Resource Group...... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • November 23, 2020 10:16

West Fraser acquires Norbord for US$ 3.1 billion

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. and Norbord Inc. announced that they have entered into a strategic business combination pursuant to which West Fraser, a leading North American diversified... [more...]

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