• Forestry
  • April 16, 2021 15:08

US tropical hardwood imports fall again

The volume of sawn tropical hardwood imported by the US fell again in February, as the US Census Bureau reported only 5,387 cubic metres of wood imported, which is a 30% decline from January...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • April 16, 2021 12:17

Vietnam: Sharp wood product export growth in first quarter

Vietnam's wood, forest and wood product export earnings in the first quarter of 2021 reached US$3.944 billion, an increase of 41% over the same period in 2020...... [more...]

  • Corona Virus
  • April 16, 2021 11:08

Record low EU27 tropical timber imports in 2020

Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US$2.99 billion in 2020, 9% less than the previous year...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 15, 2021 10:16

UPM plans to cut 51 jobs in Finland, Germany and Austria

UPM aims to increase efficiency of its global functions by reorganising and streamlining the operations in Finland, Germany, and Austria...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 14, 2021 12:40

Rayonier to sell its lumber and newsprint assets to GreenFirst Forest Products

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (RYAM) and GreenFirst Forest Products Inc., a Canadian lumber company, have entered into a binding asset purchase agreement pursuant to which RYAM has agreed to sell all of its lumber and newsprint facilities and related assets located in Ontario and Québec...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 14, 2021 09:46

Tesla truck test for timber transport

As part of a pilot project in Canada, Tesla Semis are used to transport wood. Mosaic Forest Management, a forestry company based on Vancouver Island...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 13, 2021 12:29

Greenwood Forest Products to shut down

Greenwood Forest Products, a Canadian wholesale manufacturer of high-quality T&G wall paneling, edge glued laminated panels, and other value-added products...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 12, 2021 15:45

German timber market situation discussed at top industry meeting

Leading representatives of the wood industry, the wood industry and the wood trade came together for the first time on March 30th at a digital round table to discuss the situation on the German wood market....... [more...]

Corona Virus
  • Corona Virus
  • April 12, 2021 12:39

Uneven lumber price developments in North America

It was an uneven lumber market for the week ending March 26 as print prices came in “all over the place”; some up, some down, and many flat...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 12, 2021 10:06

Belarus boosts exports of sawn timber

The United Kingdom and China were the fastest-growing export markets for sawn timber on the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) in Q1 2021...... [more...]

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