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Euroconstruct: Growth in European construction sector forecast to decrease in the next two years

European construction output is forecasted to increase by less than 2% in 2019, and by less than 1.5 percentage [...]

UK to extend timber legality requirements after Brexit

UK tropical and other timber importers were urged to evaluate the impacts for their businesses of a no-deal Brexit [...]

Video: Why 25 B.C. lumber mills have stopped operating?

The heavily interconnected B.C. forestry sector is facing a crisis as 25 mills have ceased operating this year, leaving [...]

Market potential for New Zealand’s radiata pine in Vietnam

New Zealand’s Sequal Holdings Ltd. and Vietnam’s VinaFor Saigon have inked a distribution agreement, with the former to [...]

Cheap European logs fill the Chinese falling softwood stocks

While log supply from North and South America in China has virtually dried up the volume from Europe continues to [...]

China: Weak market for European birch timber, as Russian birch becomes cheaper

Some Chinese merchants said that this year, due to the short-term factors such as the downturn in the property [...]

B.C. forestry crisis in figures: 25% fall in export sales and a $3.4 billion loss

The crisis in British Columbia’s forestry sector that saw more than 20 sawmills close or curtail production over the [...]

New Zealand’s export prices for logs on the rise as demand in China rises

At Wharf Gate (AWG) prices for export logs delivered to ports around New Zealand in October increased by an average [...]

Main trends of the global wood pellets market in the next decade

Western Europe has long been the world’s largest market for wood pellets used in heat and power production. But [...]