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20% decline in wood prices expected in Russia

In Russia, a 20% decline in wood prices and a new rise in prices in April-May 2022 are predicted [...]

Congested Chinese ports put high pressure on log exports

The cost of shipping wood to China has almost trippled since January — the result of Covid, increased fuel prices and [...]

COP26 concludes: What significance has the result for worldwide forests?

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) took place in Glasgow, Scotland, from November 1st to 12th. However, the final [...]

Segezha to build new glulam plant in Karelia, Russia

Segezha Group is planning the construction of a glued laminated timber plant in Segezha, Republic of Karelia, Russia.   [...]

The European Commission has introduced permanent anti-dumping measures against Russian plywood

The European Commission has approved permanent import duties on birch plywood from Russia, which were previously introduced temporarily. Anti-dumping [...]

Demand for timber falls in China, and so do prices. Why?

So, what caused the current timber import price drop in China and how long’s it going to last for [...]

Current trends in the global wood pellet market

In 2020, wood pellet production in Europe was up 4% y-o-y and was 34% higher than in 2016 [...]

Global leaders pledge to end deforestation by 2030

More than 100 leaders will commit to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by 2030 at an event [...]

What role do forest and forest products will play in the COP26 climate summit

The COP26 climate summit in Glasgow focuses on increasing countries' commitments to reduce fossil emissions. What role will the forest [...]