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Fall in US lumber prices could hit European markets soon

    The price rally of softwood lumber is receding, experts of the Estonian wood industry believe. However [...]

Finnish roundwood prices continue to rise in June

    The stumpage prices of roundwood in Finland continued to rise in June. Pine logs fetched an [...]

Prices of logs in Poland have doubled in recent months

    Wood prices in Poland more than doubled in recent months. A cubic meter of pine logs [...]

Large timber importer from China to invest in Belarusian wood processing sector

    Kangkai Zhiguan (Heze) Industrial Development, a large Chinese importer of timber, accredited at the Belarusian Universal [...]

European timber industry companies sign petition for log export ban

More than 9000 European wood processing companies have signed the "Stop Log Exports" petition to be submitted to the European [...]

German wood prices expected to rise further by 30 percent by the end of the year

    The German economy is threatened with further massive restrictions due to material shortages and burdens from [...]

Chinese H1 log imports grow sharply, while sawn timber purchases crash

According to data released by the China customs, in the first half of 2021, a total of 31.61 million [...]

EU aims to plant 3 billion trees

    As part of a new strategy to protect nature in the European Union, three billion new [...]
July 22, 2021 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Europe

European sawmills to play an increasingly important role on the global export market

Softwood lumber has been in high demand in the US and Europe throughout 2021. The limited supply resulted in temporary [...]

Floods may affect timber production in western Germany

Heavy rains in western Europe caused floods to hit Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Germany and other countries. In Germany alone [...]