Forestry

Main Russian timber companies want to boost exports to North America

Leading Russian timber companies plan to significantly increase exports of their unprocessed timber and pulp to Canada and the U [...]

Hardwood lumber industry in the US seriously affected by trade war with China

The U.S. hardwood lumber industry has a heavy reliance on export markets for its survival, and is being devastated [...]

US-China trade war affects African wood products traders’ confidence

    The likely impact of a prolonged trade dispute between China and the US is undermining the [...]

India: EPAL started to license CP pallets starting May

The European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) informed that since May 1, 2019 it has had its first licensee for [...]

Lumber prices in the US on decline at the end of May

Trading remained a grind, as sellers stepped up efforts to move prompt loadings while buyers limited purchases to must-have [...]

Vietnam needs to invest in production capacity as to boost wood products exports

    Vietnam's wood and forestry product export turnover reached over US$9.3 billion in 2018 [...]

Rising final felling in Sweden to bark beetles attacks

The notified area of final felling in Sweden increased by 13% in April compared with the corresponding month in 2018 [...]

Forests in Italy start to recover six months after Vaia storm

With millions of cubic meters of timber still on the ground, and summer approaching, authorities and environmentalists in northern Italy [...]

Downward price trend for wood products in Germany

The economic downturn noted by the market research institutes is also reflected in Germany's producer prices for commercial wood [...]

US hardwood industry starts to realize the importance of diversification of hardwood export markets

    The fact that China has imposed tariffs on American hardwood products imports has sounded the alarm [...]