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Forest owners in Southern Europe are angered by the European Union’s forest policy

The biggest forestry meetings rarely take place in sunny Spain. But one of the most popular surfing towns, San Sebastian [...]
April 5, 2024 Latest Trends

Growing interest in India and the Middle East markets revealed at recent wood trade shows

In recent years, the wood trade industry has witnessed significant growth in markets of such as India and the Middle [...]
April 4, 2024 Latest Trends

Metsä Group’s production plants are now quiet

  In addition, strikes and an explosion have stopped the group's production plants.      [...]
April 4, 2024 Latest Trends

German customs seize vessel carrying banned Russian birch plywood heading for USA

Customs authorities in Germany have seized a vessel carrying some €40 million worth of Russian birch plywood bound for the [...]
April 4, 2024 Latest Trends

West Fraser moves to permanently close Perry sawmill

In a recent development, West Fraser  has confirmed the permanent closure of its sawmill located in Perry, Florida. The decision [...]
April 4, 2024 Latest Trends

Crisis in the Polish wood industry, but signs of improvement arise

Poland's timber industry is grappling with a crisis. Reports of collective dismissals are emerging. Nevertheless, alongside these negative news [...]
April 3, 2024 Latest Trends

Strikes continue in Finland

 The trade union association's (SAK) board has decided to continue the political strikes for another week. Thus, the [...]
April 3, 2024 Latest Trends

Latvia: Slow decline in roundwood prices

From November 2023 to January 2024, some fluctuations in the prices of roundwood assortments were observed in Latvia's timber [...]
April 3, 2024 Latest Trends

Home Depot to acquire SRS Distribution for $18 billion

The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SRS Distribution [...]
April 3, 2024 Latest Trends

Majority of EU states support postponement of EUDR

A majority of EU agriculture ministers are urging the EU Commission to initially put the deforestation regulation on hold.  [...]
March 29, 2024 Latest Trends