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Uncertainty in the French oak market revealed at autumn auctions

The first autumn auctions in France have just been launched by France's Natonal Forest Office (ONF) in a general [...]

American red oak makes inroads into European market

American hardwoods faced a very challenging market conditions that have emerged in the last 18 months.     [...]

EUTR and FLEGT are causing market shifts

The European timber trade regulation EUTR and the FLEGT agreement concluded with Indonesia are causing market shifts to a certain [...]

LIGNA 2021: strong industry support despite the challenges of the COVID-19

Preparations for LIGNA '21 are already in full swing. The world's top international wood-industry trade show is enjoying [...]

COVID-19 delays long-anticipated European oak supply crunch

At the start of the year, before the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were felt, demand for European oak [...]

Bark beetles are ruining Swedish forests at a record pace

The spruce bark beetle has already done as much damage to Sweden’s forests so far this year as in [...]

Supplies of Brazilian tropical wood tightening but prices remain competitive in Europe

Supplies of tropical sawnwood and hardwood decking in Brazil are also tighter than usual at this time of year during [...]

UK market for African hardwoods “recovering well” after lockdown

The UK market for sawn hardwood has been recovering well following easing of COVID-19 lockdown measures from June onwards [...]

Holmen’s acquisition of Martinsons gets approval

Holmen’s agreement to acquire Martinsons, one of Sweden's leading players in sawn and processed wood products, has been [...]