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Growth of Russian sawnwood exports negatively impacted by slowing Chinese demand

In the first quarter of 2018, the supply of sawn softwood from Russia increased by 1.8% (YoY) to 6 [...]

Tropical sawnwood battles for share of buoyant European market

Recent reports on European economic and construction sector health and outlook make for almost exclusively positive reading. After the EU [...]

Recent developments of the European oak market

Prices across the range of temperate species are said to be firm thanks to demand levels in the EU and [...]

European softwood lumber exports to China drop sharply in the first four months

The European softwood lumber exports to China have decreased during January-April 2018, as compared to the same period last [...]

The European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council reach political agreement on renewable energy

Negotiators from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council reached an ambitious political agreement on increasing renewable energy [...]

China’s plywood trade disrupted by domestic environmental controls

Chinese plywood supply is reported by EU importers to be disrupted by tough new national environmental controls, which are forcing [...]

European sawn softwood sales boosted by the construction sector and strong Chinese and US demand

On the 15th of  June 2018, the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) held its Summer General Assembly in [...]

European parquet market strengthens its upward trend; outlook positive

Parquet consumption continues to progress in the EU, benefiting from the encouraging economic context, especially from the growth of the [...]

Germany: Positive forecasts for woodworking machines orders in 2018

German woodworking machines manufacturers have increased production by 10.4% in 2017, to EUR 3.2 billion.     [...]

Global trends for the forestry industry in Q1/2018

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) jumped 5.1% q-o-q in the 1Q/18 to reach its highest [...]