Keyword: Belarus

One of the largest Baltic wood product groups suspends business in Belarus

    After stopping the construction of a new plant in Vitebsk, one of the largest wood and [...]

Belarus: Wood processing companies reorienting exports to Russia and China

In the context of Western sanctions, Belarusian wood processing companies are developing exports to Russia and China.    [...]

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 [...]

Timber from Russia and Belarus considered ‘conflict timber’ by PEFC

All timber originating from Russia and Belarus is ‘conflict timber’ and therefore cannot be used in PEFC-certified products, the [...]

IKEA ceases operations in Russia and Belarus

IKEA has decided to temporarily pause operations in Russia. This means that: Inter IKEA Group has taken the decision to [...]

EU to ban wood, lumber imports from Belarus

    The European Union has banned most imports from Belarus over its involvement in Russia's invasion [...]

Latvia’s timber industry concerned about trade with Belarus

    Latvian timber industry has recently raised alarm that the Latvian banks are being overly cautious regarding [...]

EU could sanction wood trade with Belarus

    EU member states want to quickly introduce economic sanctions against Belarus for arrest of journalist Roman [...]

Kaamos Timber invests in a new sawmill in Belarus

    Kaamos Timber, the Estonian wood industry company founded in 2003, has announced it is investing in [...]

HS Timber Group builds EUR 84 million sawmill in Belarus

HS Timber Group (former Holzindustrie Schweighofer) is expanding its portfolio by building a modern sawmill in Svisloch, the Grodno region [...]