Market Analysis

Global forestry machinery manufacturers hit by delivery stop to Russia

The Ukraine war has had a significant impact on the global economy. The manufacturers of forest machines are also affected [...]

Estonia: Timber industry to be hit hard by trade bans with Russia and Belarus

    The volume of felling in the state forest should be increased rapidly and a clear framework [...]

Russia plans to ban on wood exports to U.S. and EU until the end of 2022

    The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation has proposed introducing a ban on [...]

International Paper may sell 50% stake in Ilim Group

    International Paper announced its intention to explore strategic options, including the possible sale, of its 50 [...]

Global log supply to China remains subdued, prices rising

The issues around Evergrande and the wider issues in the Chinese construction industry seem to be worrying, however demand is [...]

Shock in the European wood product value chain to be expected, timber trade bodies say

The European timber industry is watching with great concern Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the correlated economic and financial [...]

Finnish domestic resources could easily replace Russian wood

Although the Ukrainian war has stopped importing wood from Russia, Finland can be relatively at ease. All the wood needed [...]

UK timber industry advised to cease trading with Russia and Belarus

    With the invasion of Ukraine ongoing, Timber Development UK (TDUK) is advising all members to cease [...]

Many uncertainties for the Swedish forest industry in 2022

    2021 was a strong year for the Swedish forest industry with production records, strong demand and [...]