Archives: August 2020

Floods in China expected to have an impact on timber demand

The summer rains arrived early this year in China and with unusual intensity. Over the past weeks, the average precipitation [...]

Spruce log prices fall sharply in the Czech Republic

In the Czech Republic, spruce log prices fell by 10 to 17% in the second quarter compared to the previous [...]

Austrian JAF Group to close raw veneer plant in Romania

Due to the challenging market situation relating to raw veneers, the JAF Group has decided to provisionally discontinue its production [...]

Booming exports of sawn timber from Belarus to China, via railway

Since the beginning of this year, the exports of Belarusian Forestry Ministry enterprises have increased significantly. From January to May [...]

U.S. DoC finds dumping of wood mouldings and millwork from China

    The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD [...]

German forests decimated by the bark beetle, drought

    In Germany, rising temperatures and droughts have made trees more vulnerable to attacks by bark beetles [...]

Germany exports of planed products to the USA up by 42%

    German exports of planed products to non-European countries increased by 42% year on year and [...]

US lumber prices double due to pandemic supply issues

The pandemic has caused supply chain issues for nearly every industry in the USA; from delays in production to transportation [...]

Enviva to acquire Georgia Biomass wood pellet plant

Enviva Partners LP expanded its operational footprint across the southeast by completing the acquisition of Georgia Biomass’ plant in Waycross [...]

Sharp fall in orders of the Italian woodworking machinery industry

According to a quarterly survey conducted by the Studies office of Acimall – the Confindustria member association of wood-furniture technology [...]