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Unscheduled stops at two UPM pulp mills in Finland

30 March 2021 ` 18:22  
The tightness that can be witnessed on the European pulp market has been aggravated after two pulp mills of UPM had to temporarily stop production. Due to technical problems, UPM had to suspend production at two Finnish pulp...

Metsä Fibre going ahead with € 1.6 billion Kemi bioproduct mill investment

12 February 2021 ` 17:36  
Metsä Fibre, part of Finland-headed forest industry major Metsä Group, has announced that it has made the investment decision to build a new bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland. The value of the investment is € 1.6 billion and...

Luke: Finland reduces forest industry products export in January-October 2020

13 January 2021 ` 18:15  
In January-October 2020, the exports value of forest industry products totalled in real terms € 8.60 billion. Compared to the same period previous year the exports value decreased by 16% (deflated using wholesale price index). In January-October 2020,...

Roundwood prices rise in Finland

23 December 2020 ` 15:08  
The price of logs kept increasing in standing sales in November 2020. The average price for pine logs was € 56.2 per m³ and the price for spruce logs was € 60.6 per m³. This was 3-5% more...

Stora Enso builds granulation and packing plant for lignin in Finland

8 December 2020 ` 16:41  
Stora Enso is investing € 14 million in the construction of a granulating and packaging plant for lignin at the Sunila plant in Finland. The company has been producing 50,000 t / year there since 2015 and currently....

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: European Union is going to conduct an anti-dumping investigation in relation to birch plywood import from Russia, EU may impose duties; interview with Ilya Korotkov, Director General at Cherepovets Plywood and Furniture Mill; Russia is consistently growing the export of larch sawn timber

Russian Timber Journal 10-2020: the European Commission reported the start of the investigation that will determine whether Russian birch plywood import is subject to dumping and whether the European Union industry was harmed; WhatWood Agency had a conversation...

UPM to restructure several paper businesses

27 August 2020 ` 18:02  
To ensure future competitiveness of UPM Communication Papers, UPM announces plans for permanent closing of UPM Kaipola paper mill in Finland, sale of UPM Shotton paper mill in Wales and streamlining Communication Papers business function teams. In addition,...

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime Minister, proposes to combine the powers of forestry and timber industry in one federal body

Russian Timber Journal 07-2020: small enterprises are mastering OSB production, interview with the head of Rozas LLC, an OSB production newcomer; Russian Government gave new instructions for the development of the timber industry; Viktoria Abramchenko, Russian Deputy Prime...

In May 2020 Finland reduced timber harvesting by 14%

3 July 2020 ` 17:45  
In May 2020, 3.5 million m³ of roundwood was harvested for use by the forest industries in Finland. This removal volume was down 14% from the previous year and 4% above the ten-year May average. Sawlogs accounted for...