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Shanghai blockade could make Europe face ‘logistics nightmare’

    Although there are signs that Shanghai port congestion is easing, European business could face a "logistics [...]

UPM reports good start of the year; excellent results in plywood and lumber business

    UPM's net sales increased by 12 percent to EUR 2,507 million in the first [...]

Russian imported plywood will be ‘hard to replace,’ says US hardwoods group

    As of April 8, the U.S. has suspended normal trade relations with Russia and Belarus [...]

China: Cargo backlogs in Shanghai could cause next supply chain shockwave

Concern is growing that the spread of COVID cases and city lockdowns in China will have massive downstream effects for [...]

European wood flooring market: Geopolitical turmoil impacts supply conditions in Q1/2022

The European wood flooring markets show diverse evolutions for the first quarter 2022 compared to the same period last year [...]

World’s tallest CLT building planned in Switzerland

The Danish architectural firm, Schmidt Hammer Lassen (SHL) has designed a 100-meter-tall, or more than 30-story tall [...]

List of Russian wood products banned by the EU

The European Union has agreed on a new sanctions package, including an embargo on Russian wood imports for invading Ukraine [...]

N. American lumber prices drop to 4-month lows as inflation hits DIY market

North American lumber futures fell as much as 8.4% to $870 per 1,000 board feet in Chicago on [...]

Fears that Russian birch reaches Europe through China

      UK's Timber Trade Federation has issued a new trade note on birch plywood [...]

Australian timber industry could be hardly hit if government imposes sanctions on Russian imports

The Australian timber and construction industry fears more risk to its lumber supply chain if the government imposes sanctions on [...]