Keyword: coronavirus

Canadian forest products industry allowed to operate in corona crisis

With the country settling into the reality of social distancing and non-essential business closures for the next few weeks [...]

Wood companies in France seek to restart activity

Each month of lockdown would cost between 2% and 3% growth for the French economy. Under these conditions, French wood [...]

Finland’s sawmill industry expected to be hit hard by the coronavirus crisis

    The coronavirus crisis strikes Finland's forest sector with varying degrees of impact. On the whole [...]

Lockdowns in Europe rewrites economic forecasts

    Economic forecasts issued only a few weeks ago in Europe, which projected continuing slow increase this [...]

German timber industry: Coronavirus worsens the ongoing bark beetle, storm crisis

The German forestry and timber industry was already in a state of emergency before the coronavirus pandemic: storms, drought and [...]

Weyerhaeuser reduces lumber production by 20%

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Weyerhaeuser is dynamically adjusting operating capacity at certain of its manufacturing facilities.   [...]

Forecast: What’s the impact of the coronavirus on the Chinese timber industry?

    During the coronavirus crisis, nearly half of the companies in the Chinese wood industry reported that [...]

Raw material supply for wood pellet industry causes concerns as many sawmills are closing

    Expectations of a downturn in sawmill activity — a likely result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — has [...]

Coronavirus: Canfor to cut Canadian lumber production by 40%

Canfor, the Vancouver, British Columbia-based timber and forest products company, is being forced to cut back on its operations [...]

Indonesia to end SVLK

Indonesia’s trade ministry has scrapped a requirement for wood exporters to obtain licenses verifying their wood comes from legal [...]