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Estonian Palmako AS launches new glulam production line

Estonian laminated timber specialist Palmako AS has launched a new glulam production line. The new line enables the production of [...]

Vietnam’s forestry exports up 18.6% in January-August 2019

Vietnam’s forestry exports in the January-August period reached US$7.08 billion, up 18.6% over the same [...]

List of timber products affected by China’s new retaliatory tariffs

The U.S.- China trade war tensions heightens once more as Beijing announced a new round of retaliatory tariffs on [...]

Plywood markets in Europe facing multiple pressures

Some European importers say the deterioration in market conditions started from the beginning of the year. Others said that their [...]

Czechia: Half a million hectares of forests threatened by the bark beetle infestation

Approximately 500,000 hectares of forest in the Czech Republic are potentially threatened by bark beetle infestation, according to the [...]

Ban on Russian timber exports to China would be inappropriate, says Minister of Industry and Trade

A complete ban on the sale of Russian timber exports to China looks inappropriate, since illegal logging is an internal [...]

US investment group takes over Pfleiderer

On 21 August, the EU Commission approved the acquisition of a majority stake in Pfleiderer Group SA by US financial [...]

Latest trade tariffs in US-China trade war into effect as of September 1

The Trump administration’s latest tariffs on China came into effect on Sunday (Sept 1), targeting for the first time [...]

Half a billion euros state aid to help Germany’s forests

The ministry of agriculture in Germany is now planning to offer 500 million euros state aid for the clearing of [...]

$50 million CLT plant to open in Ontario

Building upon the success of its existing Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) plant and related engineering team in Quebec, mass timber [...]