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Archives: August 2021

The European Commission doesn’t consider a timber export ban

Recently, more than 9000 European wood processing companies have signed the "Stop Log Exports" petition to be submitted to the [...]

Dropping roundwood prices in Finland

Finnish spruce logs fetched an average of EUR 66.9 per cubic metre in standing sales in July. This was [...]

Vietnamese wood industry paralyzed due to new coronavirus outbreaks

The ongoing coronavirus outbreaks are now threatening to bring the Vietnamese timber industry to its knees, with businesses and associations [...]

Record timber prices in Ireland

Despite the fact that wood prices have eased in North America, Ireland still has to face record log prices.  [...]

Canfor to cut production at BC sawmills by 20%

Canfor Corporation announced that it will implement reduced operating schedules at its BC sawmills, with the exception of WynnWood, starting [...]

Wood prices are rising, but Europe has enough stocks

Wood prices have risen worldwide in the past year. But is there enough wood in stock? Yes, say researchers from [...]

Russia: Who will win or lose from the roundwood export ban?

In Russia, from January 1, 2022, a complete ban will be introduced on the export of unprocessed or roughly processed [...]

The price of logs in Estonia expected to rise further this autumn

    High demand for wood has led to a sharp increase in prices in Estonia, and compared [...]

Poland: The Ministry responds to the call of the timber industry for a log export ban

The Polish Ministry of Climate and Environment answered to a call from the timber industry to limit the export of [...]

New investments in Russia’s forest industry

Russia is investing in the forest industry, and new plants are planned in Arkhangelsk and Karelia.     [...]