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Record pellet production in Spain

Wood pellet production in Spain has increased by 20% in the last year, reaching a record volume of 714,000 [...]

Turkish furniture sector to gear up for post-pandemic period

As Turkey has started to ease measures against the coronavirus, the country's furniture sector is getting prepared for the [...]

Oversupply causes sharp drop in sawlog prices throughout Europe

Sawlog prices throughout Europe decline in 2019, early 2020 mainly from oversupply, enabling European lumber producers to become more globally [...]

Forest is a clear candidate for an EU economic stimulus program

In light of the European Commission’s expected announcement of which business ecosystems will be targeted by the European Recovery [...]

Indonesia’s timber legality system remains in force

Indonesia has rowed back on plans to weaken rules for the timber products it exports, as green groups warned the [...]

China: Exports of plywood, wooden furniture down by more than 80% in Q1/2020

According to China Customs, in the first quarter of 2020, China’s plywood exports were 1.85 million cubic metres [...]

Survey finds 63% of US wood manufacturers remain operational

A recent survey by the Wood Component Manufacturers Association provides insight into the challenges faced by member businesses in the [...]

Belgian timber industry calls for measures to avoid economic collapse

In an open letter, Belgian importers, traders and processors of wood, via their trade association Fedustria, called for political leadership [...]

Raute delivers modern veneer drying and lay-up technology to China

Raute has signed a contract with Guoxu-Springwood Wood Panel Company in Guangxi province in South China for delivering a [...]

What’s the impact of coronavirus on exports of the Finnish forest industry?

How does the global recession caused by the coronavirus affect the exports and prices of the Finnish forest industry?  [...]