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China’s timber imports from Czech Republic skyrocket

   Affected by the bark beetle infestation, the volume of timber felling and trade in Czech Republic has increased [...]

Czech republic: Bark beetle infestation expected to double this year and again in 2021

   Bark beetle will attack up to 60 million cubic meters of wood this year in the Czech Republic [...]

Volume of damaged wood in Europe was 50% higher in 2019

   The volume of damaged wood (both bark beetle and windthrown) in 2019 in Central Europe and Italy amounted [...]

Estonia: Sharp fall in sawlog and pulpwood prices

   Roundwood prices in Estonia are starting to feel the pressure of the bark beetle crisis in Europe, although [...]

European calamity wood starts to change the Chinese timber market

   The European bark beetle and windstorm calamity wood is starting to modify the dynamics of the Chinese timber [...]

Challenging market for European sawmills

The fourth quarter was disappointing many European sawmills, but a more balanced market can be expected. The market for sawn [...]

Bark beetle outbreak – report from the Baltic states

   As compared to the bark beetle outbreak in Central Europe, the situation in the Baltic states is stable [...]

Central European bark beetle crisis puts pressure on Estonian timber prices

   Timber prices in Estonia have started rapidly falling from their spring-time high;   Estonian wood prices [...]

50% of Czechia’s softwood forests are threatened by the bark beetle

With its largely softwood forests, the Czech Republic is one of the European countries most affected by the ongoing bark [...]

European bark beetle crisis could have far-reaching implications in global lumber markets

A new wildcard in the global supply of lumber, as well as log exports, is the rapid expansion of the [...]