Archives: July 2020

Russia’s logs and lumber exports fall sharply in Jan.-Apr.

    During January-April 2020 Russia’s export of lumber exports reached made 5.7 million tons [...]

Pulpwood prices falling around the world

Wood fiber costs fell for many hardwood pulp-producing countries worldwide in the first quarter of 2020. The biggest declines [...]

Belarus boosts lumber exports by 30%, to enter Chinese market

In January-May 2020, lumber export of companies run by the Belarusian Forestry Ministry went up by 30%.   [...]

IKEA to review its Ukrainian wood supply after critical report

    Furniture retailer IKEA said on Tuesday it would review its wood supply chain in Ukraine after [...]

Ikea to face allegations of illegally logged timber from Ukraine

from ancient forests in Ukraine.  Although the timber was certified as sustainable by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC [...]

World’s tallest hybrid timber tower soon in Sydney

    Sydney could soon be home to the world's tallest hybrid timber building if a new [...]

Euroconstruct: Europe’s construction industry to be hit hard by COVID-19

    The European construction industry will be hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis, according to Euroconstruct [...]

European demand for African tropical timber weakens

The impact of pandemic control measures have hit West African timber producers across the region hard, coming as it has [...]

Forestry sector in New Zealand hopes for revival after rollercoaster ride

While the past few months have been a rollercoaster for many industries, the New Zealand's forest sector has been [...]

Södra boosts capacity at its Värö mill

Södra is planning a new investment for its state-of-the-art pulp mill in Värö, Sweden, which [...]