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France: Historic moment for the oak market as demand is unprecedented

  For the oak market in France the current moment is historic as it has never reached such a [...]

Estonia: Ongoing timber shortage as 30% of supply is now missing

      Due to the sanctions imposed on Russia and Belarus, Estonia is missing 30 percent [...]

Australian timber industry could be hardly hit if government imposes sanctions on Russian imports

The Australian timber and construction industry fears more risk to its lumber supply chain if the government imposes sanctions on [...]

Enviva invests US$250 million build a new pellet plant

Enviva will invest $250 million in Bond, Mississippi to build a new wood pellet production plant.     [...]

German timber industry expecting tough times due to ongoing supply chain problems

The war in Ukraine causes the business climate index in the German timber industry to fall drastically. The current order [...]

N. American lumber prices under pressure

     Lumber futures are coming under pressure as the housing market gets more restrictive for new buyers [...]

Rise in spruce log prices eases in Germany

    In January 2022, the German producer price indices for spruce only partially continued the upward trend [...]

EU plans to ban wood imports from Russia

    The European Commission proposed on Tuesday to EU nations sweeping new sanctions against Russia, including banning [...]

European Commission opens in-depth investigation on Kronospan-Pfleiderer deal

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Pfleiderer Polska by Kronospan, under [...]

Drax to open second pellet plant in Alabama

    UK's Drax Group has opened a new pellet plant at Demopolis in Alabama. At full [...]