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US turning to Vietnamese plywood, as trade with China slows

While U.S. imports of hardwood plywood are flat, imports from Vietnam are growing rapidly amid declines in the China [...]

Prices of wood pellets in Austria drop in May

The May price of wood pellets in Austria has dropped as both compared to the previous month, as well as [...]

Sweden: The notified area of final felling rises sharply due to bark beetle attacks

The notified area of final felling in Sweden increased by 13% in April compared with the corresponding month in 2018 [...]

Italian forests are on the road to recovery, six months after the most destructive storm in history

With millions of cubic meters of timber still on the ground, and summer approaching, authorities and environmentalists in northern Italy [...]

Germany: Producer prices for wood products on a downward trend

The economic downturn noted by the market research institutes is also reflected in Germany's producer prices for commercial wood [...]

US is beginning to realize the importance of diversification of hardwood export markets

The fact that China has imposed tariffs on American hardwood products imports has sounded the alarm for the US timber [...]

Estonian Granuul Invest buys Texas Pellets assets

Graanul Invest affiliate Woodville Pellets, LLC submitted the winning bid in the auction conducted on May 9, 2019 for the [...]

Forestry giants in BC show dramatic descend at the stock market

A closer look at any stock chart could reveal how the BC forest companies have slide down to three-year [...]

France: The bark beetle crisis pushes down the prices for softwoods at auctions

In the northern half of France, forest owners of spruce and fir are very concerned. During an unusually mild winter [...]

The future’s not bright for the Indian plywood industry

The future hasn't panned out the way organised Indian plywood and particleboard makers envisaged after the implementation of the [...]