15.05.2013 − After a relatively poor start to the year and a 6% reduction in softwood lumber and planed product exports in January, Finnish exporters experienced a marked boost in February.
10.05.2013 − According to the company's latest annual statement of accounts, the French tropical-wood concern Rougier showed an operating loss (EBIT) for the 2012 financial year of €1.9m and a net loss of €5.4m.
10.05.2013 − On 18 April 2013, the Austrian sawmill-equipment supplier M-T-T Maschinentechnik filed its own application for the commencement of rescue proceedings at the Klagenfurt district court.
08.05.2013 − Due to the cold, wet weather in the last few months, logs are currently in short supply in broad sweeps of western Europe.
08.05.2013 − Even before the merging of the two business divisions „Building and Living“ and „Printing and Reading“, which was announced on 23 Apriland which is to take effect on 1 July, Stora Enso
07.05.2013 − At a total of 888,700 m³, Sweden exported 6.6% less softwood lumber and planed products in February 2013 than it did in the same period of last year.
03.05.2013 − Imports of tropical lumber to the EU fell by 13% last year to 996,000 m³ and thereby dropped below the 1m m³ mark for the first time.
02.05.2013 − The Ukraine is planning to introduce export duty on roundwood for a period of five years starting from 1 January 2014.
30.04.2013 − The Swedish timber group Setra started the year 2013 with declining turnover and a negative operating result.
25.04.2013 − Agents and importers report increasing procurement difficulties in business with African roundwood and lumber on account of transport problems within the continent and irregular shipment from the ports.
23.04.2013 − At the latest internet auctions held by the Polish state forest agency Lasy Panstwowe, Polish softwood sawmills have largely been able to cover their probable roundwood requirements for 2013.
19.04.2013 − During the course of the first quarter of 2013, European softwood-lumber suppliers showed a level of brisk demand unexpected in this form on the Japanese market.
18.04.2013 − In 2012 Plum Creek Timber was able to increase its total turnover by approximately 15% to US$1.339bn and the operating profit by 2% to US$281m.
16.04.2013 − The spring forecast by the Pellervo Economic Research Institute (PTT) in Finland predicts rising softwood lumber exports and higher selling prices for 2013.
10.04.2013 − The British sawmill company BSW Timber commissioned a new sawing line at its Fort William site on 12 February.
10.04.2013 − Prokon, which is primarily engaged in the field of renewable energy, has expressed interest in taking over Klenk.