Archives: August 2020

China to buy bark beetle-infested spruce from Germany, spurning Canada

    The bark beetle has been a headache for Andreas Voss, chief wood marketer of Germany's [...]

Current wood imports and inventories in China

Softwood log stocks at China’s main ocean ports totalled 4.44 million m3 at the end of June 2020 [...]

Europe lumber suppliers benefit from record prices in US

The prices of exported lumber from Europe to the United States has doubled for European suppliers since mid-April. With [...]

Germany deployed army in forests to fight against the bark beetle

In the Land of Rhineland-Palatinate, the German army has been deployed to fight against bark beetles. In the neighboring [...]

World’s largest MDF plant to be build in China

With the construction of an 80 meter long CPS +, DIEFFENBACHER sets a record for the world's longest continuous press [...]

Downward trend in Russian sawn timber prices continues

The Russian sawn timber market has remained challenging for both traders and distributors in June, with wholesale prices still at [...]

Forest industry to benefit from the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement

    The EU is one of the top 5 markets for wood and wood products (W& [...]

BC forest industry going full-tilt as lumber prices hit record high

Finally, some good news for B.C.’s forestry sector. After hundreds of jobs were lost and a number of [...]

Record lumber prices threaten the US economy

As the US fights to rebound from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, housing — the one bright spot for [...]

Kronospan plans massive investments in Ukraine

    Kronospan UA LLC (Novovolynsk, Volyn region), part of the Kronospan Group, has launched a new OSB [...]