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A new sawmill will start operating in Lithuania in October

The Lithuanian company Juodeliai is putting into operation a new sawmill with an annual processing capacity of 1 million m [...]

EU climate plan to limit growth in forestry, biomass sector

While recognising the positive role of forests in mitigating global warming, the European Commission has riled the agroforestry and biomass [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices stay flat, plywood, OSB prices going up

While most construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices stayed flat last week, Plywood and Oriented Strand Board did increase. The [...]

Dutch authorities block high-risk plywood import from one of the largest exporters in China

The Dutch competent authority has ordered the company Sakol Nederland B.V. to cease importing tropical face plywood from Jiangsu [...]

Sawlog prices in Russia on the rise after coronavirus lockdown period

Sawlog prices in Russia have increased slightly in June 2020, indicating a recovery from the coronavirus lockdown months, when prices [...]

How has COVID-19 impacted wood consumption in US?

The forest products industry in the US has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck in 1Q2020. The [...]

Uncertainty in the French oak market revealed at autumn auctions

The first autumn auctions in France have just been launched by France's Natonal Forest Office (ONF) in a general [...]

American red oak makes inroads into European market

American hardwoods faced a very challenging market conditions that have emerged in the last 18 months.     [...]

EUTR and FLEGT are causing market shifts

The European timber trade regulation EUTR and the FLEGT agreement concluded with Indonesia are causing market shifts to a certain [...]

US: Slowdown in housing probable, if lumber prices don’t fall

Homebuilder sentiment is at an all-time high, as city-dwellers seek out suburban homes during the coronavirus pandemic. But [...]