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Merkel promises half a billion euros to revitalise German forests

Angela Merkel’s government has promised more than half a billion euros to revitalise the country’s crisis-hit forests [...]

Sweden: New large player in the forest industry emerges

Norra Skogsägarna and Norrskog plan to merge into a joint forest owners' association, which is described as the biggest [...]

IKEA reports record sales on booming online revenues

IKEA reported annual sales above 40 billion euros ($44 billion) for the first time on Wednesday as the Swedish furniture [...]

German producer prices for wood products impacted by the bark beetle infestation

The German producer prices for commercial wood products in July now clearly show the consequences of the bark beetle infestation [...]

US-China trade dispute impacts Rayonier’s timber segment as harvest guidance is revised downwards

Rayonier Inc.’s New Zealand and Pacific Northwest timber segments faced challenging conditions during Q2, according to the company’s [...]

US softwood lumber prices strengthen further

The mix of different types of building that make up the critical U.S. housing market have changed drastically since [...]

Katerra inaugurates the largest cross-laminated timber plant in North America

Engineered wood and building development giant Katerra's new cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glulam plant is now open in [...]

China: Top wood-based panel producing companies

With a total production of 1,490,000 m3/year, Jilin Sen Workers' Forming Group Co., Ltd., is China's [...]

Germany: Sawmills’ profits booming, as forests are ravaged by insects and drought

Sales of German sawmills, planing mills and wood impregnators have increased nominally by around 33% over the past ten years [...]

US-China trade war hits the French oak market: prices for logs at auctions down sharply this year

The euphoria that characterized France's oak market in 2017-2018 is now about to end. This is one of [...]