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BC government offers aid to forest companies

The British Columbia government is deferring a timber harvesting fee charged to forest companies in an effort to help the [...]

Italian woodworking machinery giant SCM restarts production

SCM has restarted its operations in Italy, in full compliance with the safety health protocols set out in the country [...]

China’s wood and wood products imports fall sharply in Q1/2020

According to Chinese customs statistics, in the first quarter of 2020, China’s wood and wood products imports were 15 [...]

Vietnamese wood industry faces double trouble: coronavirus pandemic and anti-dumping tariffs

The widespread coronavirus  pandemic has resulted in a serious disruption of the supply chains. Besides difficulties in the source of [...]

Bergs Timber resumes normal production; cites improved demand in main markets

   Bergs Timber to resume normal production at its Swedish and Estonian sawmills on May 4, citing good demand [...]

Russian plywood producer Sveza foresees complete stoppage of production in the worst-case scenario of pandemic

The Russian birch plywood producer Sveza said that it expected a reduction in production in 2020: from 20% to a [...]

New Zealand’s forest industry could face wave of closures in coming months

New Zealand's forestry industry could face a wave of closures without Government intervention, says the Red Stag boss, a [...]

Swedish sawmilling company Setra to cut production by 20%

Swedish sawmilling company Setra plans to cut back production by 20% over coming months in response to declining demand, primarily [...]

European wood industry to reconsider supply chains after restrictions will be eased

Strict restrictive measures in most EU countries and indeed across the world have more or less restricted production, which has [...]