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Kazahstan partially bans exports of timber

A temporary prohibition on the export of timber has entered into force in Kazakhstan,Trendreports with reference to the press [...]

Forestry summer slowdown affects pellet producers in North America

Follow-through from unstoppable demand for solid wood products at the end of 2017 lead to robust lumber sales through [...]

New import rules for US hardwood logs in EU

The new EU implementing directive 2019/523 of 21 March 2019 (available on request) concerns the protection measures against the [...]

Vietnam gains market shares in Japanese wood pellet imports

Pellet imports to Japan from Vietnam jumped 219.6% y-o-y in first half of 2019 to 420.9 [...]

Investigation of padauk shipment from Congo to EU impacts prices

In early July Belgian Customs blocked the release of a shipment of padouk sawnwood dispatched from Gabon. The Belgian authorities [...]

Germany: June prices for wood products continued descending trend

  Producer prices for commercial wood products in Germany continued to decline in June. While there is a split [...]

Northern European wood pellet prices hit record high this summer

Nordic wood pellet prices have risen to record highs amid stronger demand over the past month, but ample supply and [...]

German exports of logs to China more than double this year

In the January-May period, log imports to China from Russia declined 26.2 percent year-over-year to 3 [...]

Vietnam replaces China as top supplier of hardwood plywood to the US

US imports of hardwood plywood were down 5% in June, with decreases in volume from nearly all trading partners. Imports [...]

The 10 most important factors affecting the Chinese timber market today

China’s economic downturn is impacting sales of wood products and under present market conditions there is growing over-capacity [...]