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European Commission sets provisional anti-dumping duties on Russian birch plywood

Back in October 2020, The European Union launched an anti-dumping procedure for the import of birch plywood from Russia [...]

China will have a serious softwood logs supply problem starting 2022

Even if China increases imports from Europe and New Zealand, there will be a gap of of 8.66 million [...]

The global timber crisis is expected to continue for a long time

The global shortage of timber is getting worse. Due to the superposition of various factors such as strong housing demand [...]

Russia might ban exports of particleboard

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation (Minpromtorg) has proposed to introduce a temporary ban on the [...]

International wood markets volatility

Over the last six months we have witnessed one of the most volatile periods in forest product markets we've [...]

China’s softwood log imports remain strong in Q1/2021 despite shipping issues and rising prices

Softwood log market in China remained strong throughout the first quarter of 2021 with exporters paying king’s ransom for [...]

Russia: Sveza plans large investment in a new sawmill and pellet plant

Russian Sveza plans to invest 8.6 billion rubles (EUR 93.4 million) in the construction of a new sawmill [...]

Changing trends in China’s softwood lumber market

According to the statistics released by China Customs, China’s import volume of softwood lumber decreased by nearly 10% in [...]