Archives: 2020

US DoC rules tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber could be greatly reduced

   Canadian softwood producers are getting a surprise break from the United States.   US Department of Commerce [...]

Finland: Roundwood price overview in December 2019

   In December 2019, the average price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 53.1 per cubic meter [...]

45th CIFF and CIFM/interzum Guangzhou 2020 postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

    The postponement of the 45th CIFF Guangzhou and CIFM/interzum Guangzhou 2020 has been announced by [...]

Pellet production in Germany reaches record high

   Germany's pellet manufacturers successfully closed the fourth quarter of 2019 with another production record.    [...]
February 19, 2020 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy / Europe

Global wood consumption hits lowest rate in the decade in 2019

   The growth in global wood consumption has increased by only 0.3% in 2019, the lowest rate in [...]

The European Green Deal creates new opportunities for timber

    The Green Deal, published on 11 December 2019 by the new European Commission and adopted by [...]

Coronavirus: Russia suspends timber trains to China

   Since January 31st, all railway transport between Russia and China is suspended except for Beijing-Moscow round-trip [...]

Warm winter is disrupting logging activity in Estonia

     Logging activity in Estonia is currently disrupted, due to the unusual warm and snowless winter;  [...]

Conifex completes sale of all U.S. sawmills to Resolute

    Conifex has officially closed its previously announced transaction with Resolute Forest Products for the sale of [...]

Coronavirus: IKEA to close its stores in China

In the response to the Chinese government's call for strict and effective disease control of coronavirus outbreak, IKEA Retail [...]