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Russia’s energy roulette threatens the German forest industry

Energy prices have risen sharply since Russia launched a large-scale attack on Ukraine in February of this year. The [...]

U.S. imposed a 35% tariff on Russian wood products

Starting from July 27, the United States imposed a 35% tariff on 570 items of goods imported from Russia, including [...]

Kährs evaluates possible divestment of its operations in Russia

Kährs has, due to the prevailing market conditions, started a process to evaluate the possibilities and conditions for divesting [...]

Rumours that Russian birch plywood enters the European market through China

Several birch plywood importers from the UK have reported an increase of offers from the far east in recent weeks [...]

Finland reduced the export of timber products by 7%

in January-May 2022, wood imports in Finland amounted to 2.43 million m³. On an annualized basis, the figure [...]

European lumber exports might decline by a half due to the war in Ukraine

One immediate impact of the war in Ukraine is a tighter market for softwood lumber in Europe. About 20% of [...]

Norway boosts softwood log exports to EU countries filling Russian supply gap

Norway became the largest supplier of softwood logs to the EU instead of Russia which had a share of 49 [...]

Mounting concern over European wood supply

    After announcing a ban on imports of wood products from Russia and Belarus in April, Estonia [...]