Keyword: logging

Austria: Global wood shortage led to rise in logging and prices

An average price of 100.48 euros for a cubic meter of spruce logs (an increase of 38 percent compared [...]

Logging in Russia drops due to export restrictions; lumber prices drop

  During the first quarter of 2022, logging in Russia fell by 2.4%, from 70.7 million cubic [...]

An update of the current bark-beetle situation in Europe

    The bark-beetle infestation has caused a lot of problems in the last years especially in [...]

Estonia: Calls for increase in logging due to wood shortage caused by war in Ukraine

    A joint communique sent to Estonia’s Prime Minister Kaja Kallas from the Estonian Chamber of [...]

Czech Republic drastically reduces logging as the bark beetle calamity retreats

    Last year, with the retreat of the bark beetle calamity, the Czech state enterprise Lesy Česk [...]

New legislation in Sweden makes logging impossible for large parts of the year

New rulings, from the land and environmental courts and the European Court of Justice, have created what is called a [...]

Germany: Volume of bark beetle damaged wood expected fall sharply in 2022

According to the latest statistics, in 2021, Germany's logging of damaged timber will drop to 43 million cubic meters [...]
December 15, 2021 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Deforestation-risk countries’ ban proposal would significantly alter and extend EUTR obligations

On 17 November 2021, the European Commission announced a Proposal for a new Regulation to reduce global deforestation and forest [...]

BC forest products industry faces uncertain future as government defers millions of hectares from logging

    British Columbia forest products industry faces uncertain future as government defers millions of acres from logging [...]

Logging in Germany reaches a new record in 2020 due to bark beetle infestation

In 2020, 80.4 million cubic meters of wood were felled in German forests. This means that logging reached a [...]