Wood-based Panels

Estonia: Timber industry to be hit hard by trade bans with Russia and Belarus

    The volume of felling in the state forest should be increased rapidly and a clear framework [...]

Russia plans to ban on wood exports to U.S. and EU until the end of 2022

    The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation has proposed introducing a ban on [...]

Shock in the European wood product value chain to be expected, timber trade bodies say

The European timber industry is watching with great concern Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the correlated economic and financial [...]

Impact of sanctions on the Russian forest industry

    Russia is home to one-fifth of the world’s forest and further exploiting this resource [...]

UPM suspends purchasing of wood in and from Russia; ceases operations at Chudovo plywood mill

    UPM will suspend purchasing of wood in and from Russia as well as the UPM Chudovo [...]

China to become “virtually the only available market” for Russian timber

    Faced with a blockade of cargo transportation to foreign countries, the Russian domestic timber industry is [...]

Russia’s war on Ukraine could triple ocean shipping rates

    Russia's invasion into Ukraine is likely to send ocean and air shipping rates skyrocketing at [...]

Ukraine war and its effect on European timber imports

    In what feels like a return to the dark days of the Cold War, the ongoing [...]