Forestry

US lumber prices pushed higher by pandemic

Rising demand stemming from a surge of do-it-yourself projects from consumers working at home coupled with restricted supply [...]

German forests threatened by drought and bark beetle infestation

Despite the rain at the beginning of May it is not sufficient to replenish the water storage in the forests [...]

Estonian roundwood prices pick up in March

    The prices for roundwood in Estonia have mostly increased during March 2020, despite the coronavirus pandemic [...]

Role of certification in EUTR disputed by European organizations

A point of difference amongst organisations providing feedback to the EU is the role of private sector certification systems like [...]

Arauco’s sales down 18.8% in Q1/2020

    Arauco, one of the largest global forest companies, reported sales revenues of USD 1,127.2 [...]

EU softwood lumber exports to China rise 30% in Q1/2020 despite pandemic

          Despite the coronavirus pandemic which first hit China and than [...]

US sawmills produce 4.2% more softwood lumber in Jan.-Feb. 2020

U.S. sawmills in the first two months of 2020 produced 6.108 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber [...]

German timber companies significantly affected by the pandemic

Germany is being watched worldwide as the most successful large European country in halting the spread of the virus, thanks [...]

European lumber producers become more globally competitive due to falling sawlog prices

Sawlog prices throughout Europe decline in 2019, early 2020 mainly from oversupply, enabling European lumber producers to become more globally [...]

Forest industry could benefit from EU economic stimulus program

    In light of the European Commission’s expected announcement of which business ecosystems will be targeted [...]