Europe

Supply problems for the Polish timber industry due to war in Ukraine

Cutting off supplies of wooden semi-finished products from Ukraine and Russia may be a problem for some of the [...]

UPM suspends purchasing of wood in and from Russia; ceases operations at Chudovo plywood mill

    UPM will suspend purchasing of wood in and from Russia as well as the UPM Chudovo [...]

FSC has suspended wood certification in Russia and Belarus

    The FSC International Board of Directors has agreed to suspend all trading certificates in Russia and [...]

Accoya plans to build new production plant in USA

Work will begin shortly to start ground works and construction of a new Accoya wood production facility in Kingsport, Tennessee [...]

War in Ukraine causes softwood supply pressure

    Last year, Ukraine exported more than 2.7 million m3 of sawn softwood timber, a significant [...]

Metsä Group ends lumber production in Kyrö

Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, starts negotiations on its plans to discontinue the lumber production in Kyrö, Finland in [...]

120 environmental groups ask for timber imports from Russia to be stopped

Over a 120 individual environmental rights groups have joined together and are calling for a ban on the use of [...]

BSW Group stops purchasing Russian raw material

    BSW Group has decided to stop purchasing any raw material which originates from Russia due to [...]

War in Ukraine is having a strong impact on the Swedish forest sector

    Russia's invasion of Ukraine could lead to serious consequences for the world economy and could [...]

Russia-Ukraine war aggravated already rising N. American lumber prices

    North American umber prices are continuing to surge amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and traders [...]