Keyword: EU

Intense negotiations underway on EU “deforestation free” law

Intense negotiations continue within the European Council and European Parliament towards agreement of a final text of the law "on [...]

EU to expand sanctions to Russian paper products

The European Union has expanded the package of sanctions against Russia to include trade in paper, cardboard and pulp.  Depending [...]

EU plans to ban wood imports from Russia

    The European Commission proposed on Tuesday to EU nations sweeping new sanctions against Russia, including banning [...]

Does the EU rely on Russia for its wood?

Three weeks have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine. It is now becoming evident how reliant the European Union is on [...]

European forest industry faces transportation problems

Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine is affecting transport and logistics throughout Europe. Trade with Russia is virtually non [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

EU’s deforestation-free regulatory proposal sparks intense debate

Intense negotiations are ongoing as the draft EU law on "deforestation-free" and "forest degradation-free" products, published by the [...]

Wood likely to become scarce due to war in Ukraine and EU sanctions

    Last week, the EU announced sanctions restricting trade with Russia and Belarus. The trade in wood [...]

EU to ban wood, lumber imports from Belarus

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