Keyword: bark beetle

Timber prices in the Netherlands doubled in recent months

Timber prices in the Netherlands have more than doubled in recent months. It's also not clear when those prices [...]

Germany: Is the lumber price rally long-lasting?

The coronavirus crisis has hit many sectors of the economy in Germany, but the lumber industry certainly isn't one [...]

Logging in Germany reaches a new record in 2020 due to forest damage

In 2020, 80.4 million cubic meters of wood were felled in German forests. This means that logging reached a [...]

Germany to limit spruce logging

The German Federal Council accepted the Forest Damage Compensation Act on March 26th. Because the large amounts of damaged wood [...]

Climatic factors may lead to a significant reduction in bark beetle damage in Europe

If there is no large-scale drought in 2021, it will effectively reduce forest damage caused by bark beetles in [...]

Austrian wood industry under the impact of corona crisis, calamities and record low prices

The Austrian wood industry has been severely impacted by the climate and corona crisis in 2020 which created difficult market [...]

Fire, drought, bark beetles ravage German forests

The condition of German forests has deteriorated to record levels due to fire, drought and a bark beetle infestation, the [...]

Czech Republic: Bark beetle damage reaches record 40 million m3

The damage caused by the low purchase price of bark beetle wood in the Czech Republic and the premature harvesting [...]