Keyword: timber

Facing Chinese trade ban, Australia looks to India as a new market for its timber

With the embargo imposed by China on the importation of Australian logs still in effect, it is becoming a race [...]

The global forest industry rides out of a terrible year

The global forest industry has gone through an unprecedented year caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. These are the key [...]

Timber industry in UK warns of continuing shortages

Timber suppliers are warning that shortages are set to continue until next summer and possibly beyond.  Timber users [...]

Prices for imported softwood timber rise sharply in China

Market demand recovery, the ban on imports of Australian logs and rising ocean freight rates have recently triggered a sharp [...]

China extends ban on imports of timber from Australia

China has indefinitely suspended imports of all Victorian timber logs, less than a week after an unofficial ban on Australian [...]

Why is there a timber industry crisis in Ireland?

In order for the companies of the timber industry in Ireland to continue to work, the country will buy timber [...]

Russia: Putin requests ban on unprocessed timber from 2022

    Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to stop uncontrolled export of untreated timber following a [...]

Is China going to ban imports of Canadian timber?

On June 16, China announced that pests were found in logs imported from Canada. This news triggered concerns in the [...]

Austria: High volumes of damaged wood cause timber market and price pressure

Long-lasting drought, extreme weather events, increasing social demands and difficult market conditions make it difficult for forestry companies in [...]

European timber importers freeze orders

    Accurate estimates of the specific effects on timber trade volumes this year will only become apparent [...]