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Spruce sawlog prices fall sharply in Estonia

All sawlog assortments have become cheaper in Estonia in September 2019. The bark beetle crisis has apparently started to be [...]

Disruption in European lumber market due to the bark beetle expected to continue for some years

Disruption in European lumber market caused by log glut from bark beetle infestation is expected to continue for some years [...]

France: Softwood markets and prices still disturbed by the bark beetle

What volumes of wood will be harvested in France in 2019? Difficult to answer this question. Due to the rapid [...]

Swedish foresters to drop timber prices due to slow sawnwood demand and bark beetle calamity

The Swedish forest owners association Mellanskog has announced a decrease in its timber prices.     According to [...]

Czech forest owners face losses of US$ 1.70 billion due to the bark beetle infestation

Czech forest owners face 40 billion crowns ($1.70 billion) of damage this year from an escalating spread of bark [...]

Bergs Timber to reduce production at its Swedish sawmills; bark beetle and oversupply blamed

The spruce beetle infestation in Central Europe has continued during the summer and the situation is serious in several parts [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Bark beetle emergency: The current situation on the European roundwood market is unprecedented

The forest emergency in Europe is at the beginning of a hard battle campaign against Bark Beetle and other parasites [...]