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European damaged wood invades the Chinese timber market

Chinese timber imports fell by 21% in the first five months of 2020. Instead of 17.5 million m³, China [...]

Temporary obligation for the Austrian sawmill industry to buy damaged wood

Due to the bark beetle outbreak, the Austrian legislator is proposing to amend the Austrian Forest Act proposing a provision [...]
June 18, 2020 Forestry / Lumber / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

Central Europe: 500 million m3 of damaged wood expected in the next 5 years

   For at least five years, the forestry and timber industry in Central Europe has been struggling with the [...]

Austria: Enormous market and timber price pressure due to record amounts of damaged wood

Long-lasting drought, extreme weather events, increasing social demands and difficult market conditions make it difficult for forestry companies in [...]

German timber industry under heavy pressure: coronavirus aggravates the ongoing bark beetle, storm crisis

The German forestry and timber industry was already in a state of emergency before the coronavirus pandemic: storms, drought and [...]

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 [...]