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EU and Vietnam ratified VPA-FLEGT

    EU FLEGT informed that the EU and Vietnam had ratified a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on [...]

Germany increases the softwood logs exports to China

    According to Eurostat data, Germany exported a total of 3.78 million m3 of roundwood in [...]

US housing starts drop to a near two-year low

    U.S. homebuilding dropped to a near two-year low in March, pulled down by persistent [...]

North American pulpwood prices increased during the 1Q/19

    Prices for pulplogs and wood chips moved up slightly in the US in the 1Q/19 [...]

Segezha Group increased plywood prices during April

Birch plywood consumption in the world has grown at an average rate of 2-2.7%. At the end of [...]

The International Softwood Conference 2019 to be held in Antwerp

Antwerp, on the crossroads of international trade and a major harbour for wood and wood products, will be the host [...]

Argentina’s Grupo Garabi and Belgium’s Forestcape to build $250m sawmill in Argentina

Argentina's Grupo Garabi and Belgium's Forestcape are to invest a joint US$250mil in the Argentinian province of [...]

Storms and bark beetle are expected to damage 30 million m3 of Germany’s forests

By April 2019, 13 million m3 of damaged wood has been reported in Germany so far, mostly due to storms [...]

Important surge for roundwood prices in Estonia

    Roundwood prices in Estonia have went significantly up in March 2019, as compared to the same [...]

Bergs Timber plans to acquire Swedish wood pellet producer

Bergs Timber AB has signed a letter of intent to acquire Fågelfors Hyvleri.    The transaction [...]