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 [...]

German hardwood industry severely affected by the corona crisis

    Every year in Germany, specialists in the hardwood sector meet at the beginning of September for [...]

Top 100 Russian forest industry companies

Based on the results of 2018, the combined revenue of the Top 100 Russian timber companies skyrocketed to the highest [...]

Covid 19 recovery causes high wood prices and low wood availability in Europe

Recently, concerns were raised regarding the mounting pressure on the availability of wood in Europe which is likely to impact [...]

US to appeal WTO ruling on Canadian lumber subsidies

The United States said Monday it had appealed a World Trade Organization ruling that favoured Canada in a longstanding battle [...]

Czech Republic: Forest owners to receive state compensation for damaged wood

    The Czech Ministry of Agriculture collected the 2019 applications for damaged wood compensation for non-state [...]

States from the Congo Basin to ban timber exports

      In a bid to stimulate the production of timber to the GDP of Central [...]

Sweden’s Norra timber to buy three batch kilns from Valutec

    Swedish Norra Timber is now investing in three batch kilns each to its sawmills in K [...]

Rising demand for logs and lumber in China due strong construction season

Sawmills report increased sale prices for lumber in Asian markets. These increases were agreed relatively quickly by the buyers which [...]

BC forest companies to take full advantage of record lumber prices

A record demand and reduced supplies have pushed the price of 2x4s to historic highs but the B.C. forest [...]