Keyword: coronavirus

European softwood lumber exports to China rise 12% in 2020

  Despite the coronavirus pandemic which first hit China and then spread all over the world, European softwood lumber [...]
February 16, 2021 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Sawmilling / China / Europe

Wooden surfaces can fight against spread of coronavirus

The survival of viruses on wooden surfaces is studied in a project started last summer by the universities of Eastern [...]

EU wood market challenging as many countries go back into lockdown

   It remains to be seen whether the recovery in EU wood market will be sustained as there are [...]

Prospects of the German wood industry are deteriorating again

     The mood among companies in the German wood industry clouded over slightly in October against the [...]

Low impact of corona crisis on the Latvian sawmill industry

Log supply in Latvia hasn't suffered any changes since the 2nd quarter of 2020. Latvian State Forests (which owns [...]

China’s wood-based panel industry under pressure in 2020 due to corona crisis

The wood-based panel industry in China is facing pressure due to domestic and international economic adjustments and from the [...]

IKEA loses 1.5 billion euros due to coronavirus crisis

     IKEA announced retail sales of 35.2 billion euros in the financial year to September. That [...]

Germany: Hardwood and softwood industry impacted differently by the corona crisis

Half a year after the first survey, the German Sawmill and Wood Industry Association (DeSH) asked its members again about [...]

German hardwood industry severely affected by the corona crisis

    Every year in Germany, specialists in the hardwood sector meet at the beginning of September for [...]

Bad prospects in the German and Austrian forests due to calamities and coronavirus

    The first half of the year was extremely bad for the majority of Austrian and German [...]