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European production of wooden panels drops 1.8% in 2019

In a meeting held June 25 by videoconference with press contacts, associate members and collaborating institutes, EPF (European Panel Federation [...]

S. America, Europe and New Zealand in fierce competition for log supply to China

Log supply into China has increased, with South America and Europe responsible for most of this increase. European supply during [...]

Serious interruption of Chinese plywood supply to Europe

On supply, some interruption was reported out of Indonesia and Malaysia due to the lockdown; some factories reported to have [...]

European spruce bark beetle and its impact on wood markets

Between 2017 and 2019, over 270 million m3 of standing timber in Central Europe was damaged by a combination of [...]

Swedish and German softwood lumber exports to China rise sharply despite pandemic

  Despite the ongoing pandemic and the lockdowns which have slowed trade in many European countries, EU softwood lumber [...]

Demand for African tropical timber weakens in Europe

The impact of pandemic control measures have hit West African timber producers across the region hard, coming as it has [...]

Forecast: Europe’s construction industry to be hit hard by COVID-19, says Euroconstruct

The European construction industry will be hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis, according to Euroconstruct's latest forecast for [...]

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 [...]

COVID-19 recovery and bark beetles put heavy pressure on European sawmills

In general the coronavirus crisis has taken a heavy toll for many sawmills across Europe. While some forecasts some weeks [...]

Eurozone construction activity falls to all-time low

The IHS Markit Eurozone Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to 15.1 in April, a new record low which [...]