Keyword: Europe

Belarus timber flows to EU circumventing sanctions via Central Asia

Belarus is circumventing EU sanctions by exporting its timber to EU countries using false documents claiming that the wood comes [...]

Bark beetle blue timber not well received on the European market

    Swedish sawmills have received large quantities of timber attacked by spruce bark beetles, mainly in southern [...]

European woodworking and sawmill industries welcome EC’s legislative proposal on certification of carbon removals

The publication this week by the European Commission of a draft legislative proposal on the certification of carbon removals has [...]

Finnish forest industry plans own Brussels office to defend its interests

The role of the European Union as a determinant for the operating environment of the forest industry is becoming even [...]
November 27, 2022 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

China: Considerable rise in European spruce log inventories

Softwood log inventories at China’s main ocean ports totaled 3.72 million m3 on October 29th, 2022, a slight [...]

Emerging hardwood market challenges and opportunities in Europe

    The sawn hardwood trade in Europe experienced a period of unprecedented demand and good margins in [...]

Pallets and packaging prices to remain high due to supply chain cost pressures

While raw material prices have dropped, other high inputs will keep the cost of pallets and packaging high, Fefpeb has [...]
November 17, 2022 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Low pellet fuel supply in Europe creates supply shock

    Reduced pellet supplies in Western Europe and the U.K. resulting from sanctions on Russia has [...]

European sawn softwood production and demand expected to cool down in H2/2022

    Sawn softwood production in EOS (European Organization of the Sawmill Industry) countries has been growing for [...]

Central European roundwood markets are at a turning point

    Forests in much of Central Europe have recently suffered extensive damage from a bark beetle outbreak [...]