Archives: December 2022

PEFC extends Russian and Belarusian conflict timber “indefinitely”

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) has clarified that the validity of the conflict timber clarification has [...]
December 16, 2022 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Russia

Lumber futures rise on more Canadian sawmill curtailments

US lumber futures rose by the most allowed by exchange rules following Canfor's announcement that it would further curtail [...]

Concern that increased Turkish wood pellet exports originate from Russia

The European-Union (EU)-imposed ban on imports of woody biomass from Russia has resulted in a seven-fold spike [...]

Sweden’s sawmills expected to further reduce capacity in 2023

    In its latest Forestry Report for 2022, Handelsbanken looks back on the year and writes what [...]

EU Commission agrees sale of Garnica to Carlyle

    The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Spain's Grupo [...]

North American lumber prices expected to rise next year

The weak market conditions that prompted Canfor's announcement this week of production curtailments at its B.C. and Alberta [...]

UK timber demand expected to increase 78% by 2025

      The growing gap between the global supply and demand for timber is creating a [...]

Russian timber companies fallen into serious losses; ask for government help

A few days ago, the Russian timber industry, through regional officials, asked the government to take new support measures in [...]

New Zealand’s log export prices continue to fall due to low demand in China

    Prices for export logs reduced an average of 6 NZD per JASm3 across ports in New [...]

EU approves import ban law on products linked to deforestation

    The European Union agreed on Tuesday on a new law to prevent companies from selling into [...]