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UK timber imports at highest peak for the last 9 years

UK's imports of timber and panel products are at their highest level for the last 9 years. The provisional [...]

Swiss wood pellets prices slightly decrease during March

Wood pellets' average price in Switzerland decreased in March 2017, as compared to last month and the same period last [...]

Woodworking machinery industry in Germany back to pre-crisis levels

Germany’s woodworking machinery manufacturers had a record year in 2016, topping the all-time high of 2007. Provisional figures [...]

European lumber gains market shares in China and Japan

Over the past year, European sawmills have continued to take market share in China, Japan and other countries in East [...]

Germany: Wood pellet production falls below 2 million tonnes in 2016

The German wood pellet industry fell short of expectations during 2016, due to the low oil price, which has slowed [...]

FLEGT license offers big opportunities for Indonesian plywood on the EU market

The Global Timber Forum has published an interview with the CEOs of two European importing companies, Alexander de Groot of [...]

Sweden exports more softwood lumber in 2016

Swedish sawmills have increased their exports of sawn and planed softwood lumber by 1%, to just under 13 million cbm [...]

After Hornbach and Leroy Merlin, Brico Depot ends collaboration with Holzindustrie Schweighofer

Brico Depot Romania has announced on the 9th of March that it stopped the timber products supply from the Austrian [...]

Denmark puts limits for formaldehyde on new wooden materials

Denmark has changed its legislation as to restrict the use and sales of new wood-based materials, including furniture, that [...]

Metsä Wood builds temporary Kerto LVL wooden market hall in Stockholm

The distinctive new building in Stockholm’s Östermalm is a temporary market hall that was built as a temporary space [...]