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Pandemic pushes US lumber prices higher

Rising demand stemming from a surge of do-it-yourself projects from consumers working at home coupled with restricted supply [...]

Germany’s forests under threat by severe drought and bark beetle infestation

Despite the rain at the beginning of May it is not sufficient to replenish the water storage in the forests [...]

Estonian roundwood prices pick up in March but still way lower as compared to last year

    The prices for roundwood in Estonia have mostly increased during March 2020, despite the coronavirus pandemic [...]

Disputed role of certification in EUTR

A point of difference amongst organisations providing feedback to the EU is the role of private sector certification systems like [...]

Eurozone construction activity falls to all-time low

The IHS Markit Eurozone Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to 15.1 in April, a new record low which [...]

Arauco’s sales down by almost 20% in Q1/2020

Arauco, one of the largest global forest companies, reported sales revenues of USD 1,127.2 million during the first [...]

European softwood lumber exports to China rise 30% in Q1/2020 despite coronavirus pandemic

        Despite the coronavirus pandemic which first hit China and than spread all [...]

US softwood lumber production up 4.2% in Jan.-Feb. 2020

U.S. sawmills in the first two months of 2020 produced 6.108 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber [...]

Germany’s timber companies significantly affected by the pandemic as lockdown measures are withdrawn

Germany is being watched worldwide as the most successful large European country in halting the spread of the virus, thanks [...]

Germany: Sharp fall in pellet prices in May

The price of wood pellets in Germany fell again in May and is now € 230.22 / t for a 6 [...]