17.03.2017 − Problems facing Swedish suppliers concerning the processing of their softwood lumber exports to customers in Asia have further intensified over the course of the first quarter.
09.03.2017 − In 2016 Belarusian exports of rough-sawn and planed softwood lumber increased by 37% vis à vis the preceding year to 1.467m m³.
06.03.2017 − After a probable figure of around 2.81 Mio m³ in 2016, a slight decline of 1.3% is anticipated demand for European lumber in Japan this year.
03.03.2017 − According to reports in Swedish media, Rörvik Timber terminated the employment contracts of the entire workforce of the two Boxholm and Myresjö sawmills on 23 February.
28.02.2017 − Finnish UPM-Kymmene recently placed an order with Swedish Valutec Group for an OTC-type progressive kiln for its Korkeakoski sawmill.
27.02.2017 − The prospect of import duty on Canadian softwood lumber deliveries has led to a massive increase in prices on the US softwood lumber market in the last few weeks.
20.02.2017 − Forest fires which broke out in central Chile in mid-January destroyed a total of 556,000 ha forest and grassland by the end of the month.
10.02.2017 − The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) will be supporting the Dasos Ireland Forestry Fund, established by Finnish Dasos Capital, with a total of €83.5m.
08.02.2017 − Rough-sawn softwood lumber production in the German sawmilling industry in the third quarter of 2016 was 2.0% lower than in the same quarter of the year before at 4.534m m³.
06.02.2017 − According to information from the statistics authority Rosstat, the Russian sawmilling industry’s output in 2016 was 4.2% higher than the year before at 22.8m m³.
02.02.2017 − Leaving non-recurring effects aside, Swedish Setra Group achieved an operating result of SEK29m in the fourth quarter of 2016 after having posted -SEK31m in the same quarter of the year before.
18.01.2017 − Swedish Bergs Timber took over the Vimmerby pine sawmill from Setra Group on what is likely to be 9 January.
17.01.2017 − The positive trend in results seen in the first quarter of 2016 at Canadian Interfor, when a slight plus of Can$0.8m was achieved, continued during the further course of the year.
13.01.2017 − The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) at the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) takes the view that the US-American sawmill industry is disadvantaged by subsidised softwood-lumber imports from Canada.
10.01.2017 − Brazilian Duratex sold eucalyptus plantations in the federal state of São Paulo to the pulp group Fibria Celulose on 1 December.
09.01.2017 − Estonian exports of rough-sawn and planed softwood lumber decreased by 4% in the third quarter of 2016 to 155,046m³.