• 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...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 04, 2021 10:18

Setra to supply timber frames for Cederhusen project in Sweden

Swedish wood products company Setra will be supplying the timber frames for the second building in the Cederhusen housing development in Hagastaden, Stockholm, Sweden...... [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...]

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...]

  • Sawmilling
  • March 02, 2021 14:41

Carrefour International du Bois postponed for 2022

After postponing the show twice due to the pandemic, the organisers of the Carrefour International du Bois have now delayed holding it until next year...... [more...]

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