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Heavy floods in China expected to have an impact on timber demand

The summer rains arrived early this year in China and with unusual intensity. Over the past weeks, the average precipitation [...]

U.S. DoC finds dumping of wood mouldings and millwork from China, not Brazil

The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of [...]

Belarus to boost exports of sawn timber to China via railway

Since the beginning of this year, the exports of Belarusian Forestry Ministry enterprises have increased significantly. From January to May [...]

Sharp fall in spruce log prices in the Czech Republic

In the Czech Republic, spruce log prices fell by 10 to 17% in the second quarter compared to the previous [...]

Strong fall in orders of the Italian woodworking machinery industry

According to a quarterly survey conducted by the Studies office of Acimall – the Confindustria member association of wood-furniture technology [...]

Germany’s forests decimated by the bark beetle, drought

In Germany, rising temperatures and droughts have made trees more vulnerable to attacks by bark beetles and other insects - That [...]

Lumber prices in US double due to pandemic supply issues

The pandemic has caused supply chain issues for nearly every industry in the USA; from delays in production to transportation [...]

Germany boosts exports of planed products to the USA

German exports of planed products to non-European countries increased by 42% year on year and amounted to 557.24 [...]

African tropical timber: Asian buyers slowly returning; prices for EU market up

It has been reported that buyers for the Chinese and other Asian markets are slowly returning. The current emphasis is [...]