Sawmilling

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 [...]

Indonesia’s timber legality system remains in place

Indonesia has rowed back on plans to weaken rules for the timber products it exports, as green groups warned the [...]

63% of US wood manufacturers remain operational

    A recent survey by the Wood Component Manufacturers Association provides insight into the challenges faced by [...]

Belgium’s timber industry calls for measures to avoid economic collapse

In an open letter, Belgian importers, traders and processors of wood, via their trade association Fedustria, called for political leadership [...]