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Kronospan reports heavy losses in Bulgaria

Kronospan Bulgaria, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cyprus-based Konikato Holdings, said that its net loss nearly tripled to 12 [...]

WWF criticizes FSC: No positive environmental effects in northwestern Russia

The seal of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is considered by environmental organizations to be the most demanding international certificate [...]

Chinese tariffs will result in closing sawmills in US and falling hardwood prices

24% of hardwood produced in the United States is exported to China and 22% is exported to other countries. The [...]

China’s wood products trade continues to expand

The total value of China’s wood products trade rose 6% to US$163.5 billion in 2018. Of the [...]

Record volume of roundwood was felled in Finland in 2018

78.2 million cubic metres of roundwood was felled in the forests of Finland in 2018, representing an increase of [...]

Price drops in exports of New Zealand logs to China

Prices for New Zealand domestic log sales in June are mostly unchanged from May as we move to the end [...]

Production and consumption of European parquet downturned in 2018

After three years of moderate growth or stabilisation, and despite a generally good start of the year, the overall consumption [...]

Swedish wood construction takes centre stage at the UN’s global conference

      Swedish wood construction was a key point on the agenda at the first UN [...]

Recent trends in Russia’s birch plywood market

Global plywood production has reached a level of about 160 million m3 in the recent years. China accounts for over [...]

Softwood log stocks in Chinese ports starting to fall

Total softwood log stocks across China have reduced slightly from last month to around 3.8 million m3. Daily uplift [...]