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Sawn timber prices in Europe expected to continue falling in Q3 and Q4

The invasion of Russia in Ukraine created both challenges related to the prices of raw materials and energy resources, great [...]

France now dominates China’s oak log imports

Because of firm demand for oak flooring and furniture oak imports have been increasing and exceeded 1 million cubic metres [...]

Pellet prices in Germany at unprecedented levels

Many orders cause the price of wood pellets to continue to rise in August. One reason for this is to [...]

Shortage of wood in Poland

The sanctions imposed on Russia in connection with the invasion of Ukraine have caused a shortage of wood in Poland [...]

International Softwood Conference coming up in October

Registration is now open for the 70th International Softwood Conference (ISC) taking place this year in Copenhagen on October 12 [...]

Construction cancellations surging in Germany

Many projects are still being canceled in Germany’s residential construction sector. The share of companies affected stood at 11 [...]

BSW Group to acquire stake shed manufacturer

    BSW Group (now part of Binderholz), the largest integrated forestry business in the UK, has acquired [...]

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 [...]

Estonia: Softwood log prices start to fall from absolute records

The large-scale war started by Russia in Ukraine and the creation of an energy crisis in Europe as a [...]