Keyword: coronavirus

Massive price drops for logs in Austria due to bark beetle infestation and coronavirus crisis

The log market in Austria is currently impacted by the bark beetle infestation and the coronavirus crisis in June.  [...]

Coronavirus pandemic to worsen Canadian forest industry’s situation in 2020

Under the challenge of US timber tariffs, the new coronavirus pandemic will undoubtedly worsen the Canadian forestry industry's situation [...]

Prices of wood falling sharply in Germany in the coronavirus crisis

The price of roundwood in Germany has collapsed sharply and is causing financial hardship for German forest owners. But one [...]

BC delays log export restrictions due to COVID-19 crisis

    The B.C. government has delayed coastal log export reforms for a second time to deal [...]

EOS GA concludes: Coronavirus crisis has taken a heavy toll for many sawmills across Europe

In general the coronavirus crisis has taken a heavy toll for many sawmills across Europe. While some forecasts some weeks [...]

Global lumber producers more profitable in early 2020

    The US South and British Columbia have historically been the lowest-cost lumber-producing regions of [...]

Finnish lumber exports down by -30%

In January-March, the value of Finland's forest industry exports fell by almost a quarter year-on-year to [...]

2020 International Softwood Conference to take place digitally

    The European Timber Association (ETTF) and the European Organization of Sawmills (EOS) announce that the 68th [...]

West Fraser substantially resumes production in May

    During May West Fraser has substantially resumed lumber and plywood production with only a few facilities [...]