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IKEA plans to enter Indian wood market delayed due to Covid-19 pandemic

IKEA India’s plans to enter in the wood market have been delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.  [...]

Implications of UK post-Brexit Tariff Schedule on wood products

From 1st January the UK will implement a new “Global Tariff” regime which closely mirrors the existing EU tariff regime [...]

Major implications for timber trade as Brexit endgame nears

The long drawn-out process of the UK breaking ties with the EU, which started with the referendum of July [...]

Strong demand for sawn timber causes rise in roundwood prices in Central Europe

The strong local and global demand for sawn timber in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) is largely responsible for the [...]

Binderholz Group wins auction of Klausner Lumber Two sawmill in North Carolina

The Austrian Binderholz Group, headquartered in Fügen, has purchased all assets of Klausner Lumber Two LLC, headquartered in Enfield [...]

Swedish forest industry doubles exports to the United States

The Swedish forest industry has increased its exports of wood products and pulp so far this year. To the USA [...]

UK: Timber industry warns of continuing shortages

Timber suppliers are warning that shortages are set to continue until next summer and possibly beyond.  Timber users [...]

Ukraine wood export ban found illegal in EU independent panel ruling

The final ruling of a dispute settlement panel set up under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement found that the Ukrainian [...]

China-Europe container rates continue to skyrocket; wood industry feeling price pressure

The China-Europe container crisis has escalated over the past week, with container prices reaching new highs, while the container [...]

Finland: Sawmills perform weak in main markets; softwood lumber exports plunge 20%

Finland's softwood lumber exports to the world fell by almost 20% in the first nine months of the year [...]