the timber network

Pulp and Paper

  • Pulp and Paper
  • May 27, 2015 10:01

Södra increases price for softwood pulp in Europe

Due to low global softwood pulp stocks and solid demand, Södra will increase its market price for NBSK... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • May 25, 2015 12:02

Walki Group to sell its two plants to Mondi

Walki Group has entered an agreement with Mondi Group to sell its Pietarsaari plant in Finland and the Wroclaw plant in Poland... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • May 22, 2015 09:15

Metsä Board has closed the divestment of Gohrsmühle mill in Germany

The divestment would reduce Metsä Board’s annual sales by approximately EUR 90 million ... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • May 15, 2015 09:14

Wood products trade at all-time high in China

According to the latest statistics from the State Forestry Administration, the value of China's 2014 international trade in wood products rose 8.4% to US$140 billion. While this was a record high the rate of growth in trade fell by around 1% compared to 2013. Of the total, the value of imports rose 16% to US$67.8 billion and the value of exports also grew by 16% to US$72.2.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 13, 2015 13:11

Rottneros to increase capacity in both its mills

Current annual capacity of 345,000 tonnes of pulp to be expanded to 460,000 tons... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 13, 2015 11:01

Swedish sawlog prices on the rise

On average sawlog prices have increased by more than 5% in the first quarter of 2015... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 13, 2015 09:30

Finnish forest industry: between cost level and competitiveness improvement

Demand for forest industry products in Finland varied by sector in the first quarter of 2015. Paperboard production volumes remained high while the paper market situation continued to be challenging. The competitiveness of the Finnish forest industry is influenced by the domestic cost level and a predictable operating environment... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 11, 2015 17:41

Finland: Massive investments planned in the forest industry

Despite the euro against US dollar devaluation, relatively unfavourable economic conditions and all eyes being on the West European countries, Finland has become the state which will witness a substantial expansion of the pulp and paper industry on its own territory... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • May 08, 2015 13:43

Chinese investors to build a billion dollar worth forest industry complex in Russia

Today, May 8 2015, in the presence of the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the President of China Xi Jinping, Serghei Zhvachkin the Governor of the Tomsk Region will sign a memorandum on 50 billion ruble worth (~$979.4 million) Beloyarsky forest industry complex construction financed by Chinese investors... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • April 30, 2015 14:01

Metsä Board divests Gohrsmühle mill in Germany

Metsä Board has agreed to divest 100 per cent of its shares in Metsä Board Zanders GmbH including all related liabilities to Mutares AG and its partner company. Metsä Board Zanders GmbH contains the business operations of Gohrsmühle mill located in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany... [more...]

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