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Binderholz planning to take over

British wood-industry’s BSW Timber Group

The Binderholz group of Fügen, Austria, wants to take over the British wood industry group BSW Timber Group (BSW Timber Ltd.) of Earlston. Subject to approval from the Austrian competition authority, BWB (Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde), in... more


Sweden anticipating roughly

5m m³ of beetlewood for 2021

On the basis of the surveys performed to date, the Swedish Forest Agency (Skogsstyrelsen) of Stockholm is working from the assumption of a nationwide supply of roughly 5m m³ of beetle-damaged wood for 2021 after some 7.9m m³ in 2020.... more

Russian roundwood exports to China decrease

In the second quarter of 2021, Russian softwood log exports decreased by 18% vis à vis the preceding year to 1.467m m³ (April-June 2020: 1.800m m³). This decline is mainly due to deliveries to China dropping by 26% to 1.050m... more

New peaks reached by

sawlog prices in Norway

In Norway, the nationwide average price for spruce sawlogs rose in August/September 2021 to over NOK600/m³ for the first time since the surveys began. The figures from Statens Landbruksforvaltning (SLF) of Oslo show that spruce sawlogs... more

Numerous softwood sawmills aiming to reduce output

According to a survey performed by the federation of the German sawmilling and wood industry federation (DeSH – Deutscher Säge- und Holzindustrie Bundesverband) of Berlin amongst its members at the end of September/beginning of... more

Softwood lumber production increases further

In the second quarter of 2021, the production of rough-sawn softwood lumber increased by 9.1% vis à vis the comparative quarter of the preceding year to 5.305m m³ (April-June 2020: 4.864m m³). The growth recorded in the first... more

German planed-product exports increased 29% in Q2

German manufacturers exported a total of 927,237 m³ (April-June 2020: 718,990 m³) of planed products in the second quarter of 2021, 29% more than in the same period of last year. Provisional figures from Destatis, the federal... more

Industrial hardwood: talks

still underway in many cases

During the course of September and October 2021, forestry companies have conducted further preliminary talks and initial negotiations regarding follow-up and new contracts for industrial hardwood deliveries. Many forestry companies entered into... more

German forestry companies hesitantly

begin harvesting beech roundwood

The supply of beech sawlogs in September and October 2021 has fallen considerably short of the expectations of domestic sawmills and roundwood exporters. The early delivery premiums paid by large sawmills since July and by exporters at least... more

Germany: demand pressure for oak intensifies

In recent weeks, forestry companies have recorded a significant increase in demand for oak roundwood. Compared to previous years, many more enquiries have come in from potential new customers. Despite the declining availability of supply... more

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