Latest Trends

UPM is tuning up wood procurement from Germany for its biorefinery

Starting next year, half a million cubic meters of German beech will be processed into, for example, raw material for [...]
June 2, 2023 Latest Trends

African timber export prices remain stable in most markets

Operators report that markets, while active, are generally quiet. Operators in Gabon and Congo are facing unsettled weather. Despite the [...]
June 2, 2023 Latest Trends

Mercer gets green to acquire Structurlam

Mercer International Inc. has received Bankruptcy Court approval for the acquisition of Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation and its subsidiaries. The [...]
June 2, 2023 Latest Trends

Market challenges for Russian plywood industry amid sanctions and shifting dynamics

According to Rosstat, the Russian state statistical agency, the production volume of plywood in Russia during the first four months [...]
June 2, 2023 Latest Trends

Record order for Mühlböck by sawmill Holzwerke Ladenburger

Five progressive kilns from Mühlböck Holztrocknungsanlagen, located in Eberschwang, Austria, will be delivered by 2025 in two stages [...]
June 2, 2023 Latest Trends

9 Lithuanian companies accused of importing timber from Russia and Belarus in violation of EU sanctions

Lithuanian authorities have submitted to prosecutors evidence against nine Lithuanian companies which violated EU sanctions by falsely presenting Russian and [...]
May 31, 2023 Latest Trends

Södra anticipates rising timber demand in summer and autumn and raises prices

Södra is now carrying out price increases on several timber ranges. For example, the price of spruce timber and [...]
May 31, 2023 Latest Trends

EUDR: Overview and key considerations for companies

The European Union has adopted the new EU Deforestation Regulation, whereby applicable companies must implement a rigorous due diligence process [...]
May 31, 2023 Latest Trends

Russian timber exports witness steep decline as EU sanctions take effect

Foreign sales of Russian timber experienced a further decline in the first quarter of this year, dropping by over 20 [...]
May 31, 2023 Latest Trends

Indian wood import market thrives as country recovers to pre-Covid levels

India's remarkable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a resurgence in various industries, with the wood [...]
May 30, 2023 Latest Trends