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SCA to raise price of NBSK

21 December 2020 ` 13:11  
SCA announced that they will increase the pulp (NBSK) price to $960 per tonne in Europe from 1 January 2021. “Demand for pulp is strong in all markets. Europe has lagged behind in price developments compared with that...

Södra to raise price of NBSK to USD 960/tonne

17 December 2020 ` 18:54  
Södra Cell is increasing the price of its northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe to $960, effective 1 January 2021. “Despite challenges in 2020 the demand for our NBSK stayed healthy throughout the year. Now we...

Pellet production in Europe increased by more than 7%

27 November 2020 ` 18:20  
In 2019, the production of wood pellets in the EU-28 countries increased by about 5% compared to the previous year and amounted to 17.84 million tons. In other European countries, the growth rate was 17% to 4.16 million tons. According...

China-Europe container shortage causes major surge in freight rates

27 November 2020 ` 16:32  
The recovery in China’s manufacturing activity after the Covid-19 lockdown has surged progressively and after a halt caused by quarantine measure in the European countries, demand for Chinese products in Europe has increased. Thus, a shortage of containers...

Euro Graph: demand for magazine paper falls in Europe in September 2020

26 November 2020 ` 18:22  
According to the European Association of Printing Paper Manufacturers (Euro Graph), the demand for magazine supercalendered paper in European countries in September 2020 decreased by 8.3% YoY to 229,000 tons. Magazine paper supplies decreased by 12.1% YoY to...

Demand for newsprint in Europe decreased by 17.3% in September 2020

25 November 2020 ` 19:42  
According to the Euro Graph, in September, 2020, the demand for newsprint in Europe decreased by 17.3% to 336,000 tons, supplies – by 14.8% to 442,000 tons.

Södra to raise price of bleached softwood kraft pulp

7 September 2020 ` 14:08  
Södra Cell is increasing the price of its northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe by $ 40 / tonne to $ 880, effective 1 October 2020. “We do recognize the challenges presented in the wake of...

Binderholz wins Klausner Lumber One auction

25 August 2020 ` 18:13  
The Austrian binderholz Group, based in Fügen, acquired all the assets of Klausner Lumber One LLC, based in Live Oak, Suwannee County, Florida, at the auction on August 21st. With the bid of 61 million US dollars received,...

Interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners

21 July 2020 ` 11:01  
The global market of wood pellets is growing at an average rate of 13% per annum, or +3.3 million metric tons a year (hereinafter all numbers are quoted in metric tons – Note by WhatWood), while the growth...

European Organization of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) anticipates double-digit production losses

20 July 2020 ` 17:57  
The situation of the European sawmill industry was analyzed by its representatives on June 10 during the first online general meeting of the European Organization of the Sawmill Industry (EOS). The effects of the coronavirus pandemic obviously determined...

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019 by final Rosleskhoz data

Russian Timber Journal 06-2020: interview with Thomas Meth, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Enviva Partners; plywood export from Russia demonstrates confident growth; according to Rosleskhoz data, timber harvesting in Russia reduced by 8% in 2019...

Setra announces its 2020 1H Results

13 July 2020 ` 18:14  
In 1H 2020, sales of the Swedish Setra Group decreased by 7.4% YoY to SEK 2,203 million ($ 239 million). Operating profit fell 49.6% YoY to SEK 59 million ($ 6,4 million). The effects of the COVID-19 virus continue...