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Recovery in EU softwood lumber deliveries to China, as Germany compensates sharp drop in Nordic exports

  After a -32% drop in exports last year, European softwood lumber deliveries to China have recovered in the [...]

EU asks for arbitration with Ukraine on wood export ban

The EU requested the establishment of an arbitration panel under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement on Ukraine’s export ban [...]

European log supply and lumber quality affected by bark beetle outbreaks and wildfires

On 18 June 2019, EOS, together with its Member, Fachverband der Holzindustrie Österreichs, hosted the EOS General Assembly and [...]

Kronospan reports heavy losses in Bulgaria

Kronospan Bulgaria, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cyprus-based Konikato Holdings, said that its net loss nearly tripled to 12 [...]

Record volume of roundwood was felled in Finland in 2018

78.2 million cubic metres of roundwood was felled in the forests of Finland in 2018, representing an increase of [...]

Production and consumption of European parquet downturned in 2018

After three years of moderate growth or stabilisation, and despite a generally good start of the year, the overall consumption [...]

Swedish wood construction takes centre stage at the UN’s global conference

      Swedish wood construction was a key point on the agenda at the first UN [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber reaches the second highest level on record

Global trade of softwood lumber reached 120 million m3 in 2018, the second highest level on record. The uptick in [...]

Germany: Summer price for wood pellets in June

As well as in May, in June the price of wood pellets in Germany fell from the previous month by [...]

Europe’s “zero deforestation” policies: an opportunity for tropical timber?

Increasingly the twin concepts of “zero deforestation” and “embodied deforestation” lie at the heart of European policy making, both in [...]