Forestry

China and Finland forced to find alternative sources for Russian roundwood

    Russia has been one of the largest roundwood traders globally for many years by exporting roughly [...]

Bark beetle damage in Europe could be significantly reduced due to favorable climatic factors

    If there is no large-scale drought in 2021, it will effectively reduce forest damage caused [...]

US housing industry calls on Biden administration to find remedies for skyrocketing lumber prices

Soaring lumber prices and chronic shortages are prompting key U.S. housing industry participants to call on the Biden administration [...]

Australian request to China to resume timber exports ignored by Beijing officials

Australia is bracing for a drawn-out disruption to its A$1.6 billion ($1.23 billion) annual timber trade [...]

China’s timber industry in search for other import sources to ease the impact of Australian supply

  The Chinese timber industry is diversifying its import sources to ease the impact of the suspension of Australian [...]

2021 still full of challenges for the global container market

  The global shipping system is currently experiencing a unique and unexpected crisis. A series of unusual events triggered [...]

European countries gaining market shares in US lumber imports

The United States consumed roughly 47 billion board feet of softwood lumber in 2019, 30.8% of which came from [...]

China’s timber import prices under increased pressure

    Since the beginning of the year, the Chinese timber market is impacted by a low availability [...]

Consequences of the roundwood export ban on Russia’s forest industry

    Russia has been one of the largest roundwood traders globally for many years by its roughly [...]

Sharp recovery in UK softwood imports

  UK's softwood import volumes for 2020 see a three per cent rise against 2019 totals, after falling [...]