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Archives: April 2022

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 [...]

Japan to ban the import of Russian timber

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida recently announced that he will stop importing some Russian timber products from this week.  [...]

Binderholz puts into operation a new sawline in Baruth

Binderholz has put a new sawline into operation at the Baruth site in Germany. The system processes logs from 2 [...]

Fears that ”conflict” Russian birch reaches Europe through China

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

Danish power giant to burn more coal as Ukraine war hits wood pellet supplies

Danish green energy company Orsted is building its coal stockpile in anticipation of burning more of the fuel next winter [...]

Could Russia and China increase log and softwood lumber trade?

Before the onset of the global financial crisis , Russia was China’s primary softwood log supplier. The Russian industry has [...]

New Zealand’s forestry sector hopes fumigation alternative will unlock Indian market

New Zealand's forestry sector is hopeful exports to India will resume now the Environmental Protection Authority has approved a [...]

Log and lumber supply from Europe to China expected to drop in the upcoming years

Harvesting in Europe may have reached peak levels and reductions in softwood logs from Europe due to lower harvest levels [...]

Shortage of steel: German pallet industry fears production downtime

A report by the German Federal Association of Wooden Packaging, Pallets, Export Packaging (HPE) shows how intertwined the European and [...]

European timber price up 35% with further rises likely due to war pressure

European market prices for certain timber products are up 35% as a result of the Ukraine war, causing huge problems [...]