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EU softwood lumber exports over 1 million m3 in Q1/2017; up by 64%

The European sawmills increased their softwood lumber exports on the Chinese wood market during the first quarter of 2017.  [...]

Turkey overtakes Germany as leading MDF producer in Europe

Turkey has become the leading MDF producer in Europe, surpassing Germany. The country is the world’s second largest MDF [...]

Segezha Group plans to build a huge birch plywood production in Russia

During the Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum in June, Kamil Zakirov, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of Segezha [...]

Pfeifer Group boosts wood pellet production at Kundl site to meet growing demand on the Italian market

The Tyrolean Pfeifer Group has invested EUR 5 million in pellet production at the Kundl site. The Austrian wood industry [...]

Swedish softwood lumber exports 21% yoy in April

During April 2016, the Swedish sawmills exported much less softwood lumber than in March or April 2016. Also, the export [...]

EOS general assembly talks about Croatia’s oak logs export ban

    The government in Croatia has put a two-year ban on the export of oak logs [...]

Germany: Wood products prices in June 2017

In June, producer prices for wood products in Germany are largely at the levels of May. Only for individual assortments [...]

Brexit not impacting EU softwood lumber deliveries to the UK

  UK's softwood lumber imports grew by 40% during January-March 2017, as compared to the same period [...]

France: Oak and beech logs exports to China more than triple in Q1/2017

  During the first quarter of 2017, the hardwood logs exports from Europe to China tripled and reached a [...]

Dutch timber importer Fibois BV fined for non-compliance with EUTR, after Greenpeace complaint

Following a complaint filed by Greenpeace against Dutch timber importer, Fibois BV, for involvement with questionable timber from Cameroon, a [...]