Archives: September 2023

Italian wood sector faces challenges in 2023

The variations reported by Istat in revenue (-14.9%) and production (-13.9%) in the Italian wood sector, as well [...]
September 19, 2023 Latest Trends

Some sustainability certificates cannot satisfy due diligence required by the EUDR

At a recent event the First Counsellor for Environment, Climate Action and Digital cooperation at the European Union Delegation to [...]
September 19, 2023 Latest Trends

Timber shortage forces changes in Finnish timber industry

According to Ali Harlin, a research professor at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, the availability of wood as [...]
September 16, 2023 Latest Trends

Latvia: There is no reason to expect a special rise in prices on the wood market

Due to both the damage caused by the storm and the lifting of restrictions on the bark beetle, a significant [...]
September 16, 2023 Latest Trends

EU Commission says that financial institution are not backing EUDR

The European Commission said on Wednesday that financial institutions are not backing the EU's new deforestation law EUDR), which [...]
September 16, 2023 Latest Trends

Canfor invests $200 million to build new mill in B.C.

Canfor Corporation has announced that it will be investing approximately $200 million to build a new state-of-the-art [...]
September 16, 2023 Latest Trends

Germany: Wood prices have fallen sharply in recent weeks

The prices of wood in Germany have experienced a significant decline over the past few weeks. Many forest owners are [...]
September 14, 2023

Poland triples roundwood exports to China

In January-June 2023, wood demand decreased in China. The country's weak economy does not give hope that it [...]
September 14, 2023 Latest Trends

Ante Group buys pellet plant in southern Germany

The Ante Group is expanding its involvement in Baden-Württemberg and will take over the BioPELL pellet production plant [...]
September 14, 2023 Latest Trends

The EU Parliament reversed its position: All wood energy is renewable

The European Parliament approved the Renewable Energy Directive. The Parliament kept in force the policy according to which all wood [...]
September 14, 2023 Latest Trends