Forestry

  • Forestry
  • March 05, 2021 11:04

Sweden's stocks of softwood sawlogs dropped by 8% in 2020

Stocks of Sweden's softwood sawlogs, pulpwood and pulp chips amounted to 9 million m3 on December, 31 2020. Both stocks of softwood sawlogs and pulpwood were slightly lower than at the same time in the previous year, but there were regional differences...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 05, 2021 09:50

Conifex reports $6.8-million loss for 2020

Conifex Timber Inc. finished 2020 with a net loss of $6.8 million from continuing operations, the company said in a year-end report...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 05, 2021 08:49

Record low EU27+UK imports of sawn hardwood in 2020

In quantity terms, EU27+UK imports of sawn hardwood fell 13% to 1.93 million cu.m last year, the lowest level for at least thirty years and only the second year ever (alongside 2013 during the euro currency crises) that imports have fallen below 2 million cu.m. ..... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • March 04, 2021 13:36

Peru: Exports of wood products declined in 2020

The FOB value of semi-manufactured Peruvian wood product exports in 2020 totalled US$55.4 million representing a year on year decline of 31%... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • March 04, 2021 12:27

Demand for Bavarian logs is increasing, price has bottomed out

After the worst wood market crisis of the past 30 years, the Bavarian State Forests have seen a consolidation of the wood market and a noticeable increase in the price of softwood...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 04, 2021 09:24

High demand for wood-based materials leads to bottlenecks in Switzerland

The Swiss wood-based materials market is increasingly struggling with delivery bottlenecks, especially for OSB and three-layer, but also for MDF boards. The reason for this is the increased demand ...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 03, 2021 15:54

James Jones & Sons to acquire GT Timber

James Jones & Sons Ltd has acquires GT Timber Ltd, the holding company of Taylormade Timber Products Ltd and Kerr Timber Products Ltd which operate sawmills at Sherburn Hill, Durham and Annan respectively...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 03, 2021 14:08

Metsä Spring to invest in Montinutra

Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring Ltd has made an equity investment in Montinutra Ltd, a startup converting forest industry side streams into high-value bioactive products. ...... [more...]

Corona Virus
  • Corona Virus
  • March 03, 2021 13:23

Sharp fall in tropical share of European wood products market

Despite upheaval in the EU27+UK wood market and wider economy in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the total dollar value of EU27+UK imports of wood (HS44) and wood furniture (HS94) products fell only 4% to US$21.86 billion euro in 2020...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • March 02, 2021 13:38

Indonesia’s exports of wood products better than expected in 2020

Indonesia’s exports of forest and wood products to all destinations held up better than expected in 2020...... [more...]

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