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Calamities and coronavirus: Bad prospects in the German and Austrian forest

The first half of the year was extremely bad for the majority of Austrian and German forest companies. In addition [...]

Belarus starts to export wood pellets to the European market

Belarusian wood pellets will be exported to the European Union market, the press service of the Belarusian Forestry Ministry said [...]

Estonian company to build a new sawmill in Belarus

The Estonian wood industry company Kaamos Timber entered into a loan agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development [...]

Record pace for German exports of logs; 50% goes to China

Germany continued to export logs at record pace in early 2020, with almost 50% of the volume destined for China [...]

COVID-19 pandemic expected to further slow the global construction activity

Global construction activity contracted across all region in Q2 due to the lockdowns to control the spread of the COVID [...]

Finland’s forest industry will survive the coronavirus pandemic, despite production decreases

The coronavirus pandemic has increased demand for certain forest industry products, such as tissue paper and packaging material. However, that [...]

Heavy floods in China expected to have an impact on timber demand

The summer rains arrived early this year in China and with unusual intensity. Over the past weeks, the average precipitation [...]

Belarus to boost exports of sawn timber to China via railway

Since the beginning of this year, the exports of Belarusian Forestry Ministry enterprises have increased significantly. From January to May [...]

JAF Group to close raw veneer plant in Romania

Due to the challenging market situation relating to raw veneers, the JAF Group has decided to provisionally discontinue its production [...]