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The Czech Republic boosts exports of logs to China

Logs exported from the Czech Republic to China have increased significantly this year, as a result of a record harvesting [...]

Record pellet production in Germany; new plants, expansions and rising wood stocks as main reasons

Due to increasing wood stocks in the German forests, the production of wood pellets has been steadily increasing for years [...]

Finland’s softwood lumber exports move from China to Egypt

Finnish softwood lumber exports to the world increased by 5% in the first five months of 2019. The softwood lumber [...]

EU construction market a mixed picture; hardwood sector still strong

According to latest Eurostat figures, building construction contracted by 0.2% in May over April 2019, while civil engineering output [...]

Calamity-wood from the Italian Alps sold to China

Between 27 and 29 October 2018, the Vaia storm destroyed 41,491 hectares of woods in North Eastern Italy. Millions [...]

The Czech Republic grants EUR 100 million to forest owners to mitigate beetle calamity

The Czech Ministry of Agriculture is planning to promote non-state forest owners with up to 2.5 billion crowns [...]

Brexit bites, but EU hardwood buoyed by new marketing moves

While uncertainty surrounding Brexit may be casting a shadow over the UK market the wider EU hardwood sector reports generally [...]

Recovery in EU softwood lumber exports to China, as Germany pushes deliveries

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

EGGER reports record sales figure for its financial year; outlook positive

The wood-based panels giant recorded sales of EUR 2.84 billion and adjusted EBITDA of EUR 425.0 million [...]

Europe could be a future destination for American softwoods

American Softwoods Consultant, Charles Trevor, was interviewed by AEIM (Spanish Association of Wood Trade and Industry) and the article appeared [...]