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European trade of wood chips has gone up substantially as sawmills have ramped up production

Softwood lumber production in Europe has increased steadily increased over the past five years. Consequently, additional volumes of sawmill by [...]

Top 10 sawmills in Europe after Binderholz acquisition of Klausner Lumber Two

After taking over the two Klausner sawmills in the USA, Binderholz is moving significantly closer to number 1 in Europe [...]

Strong demand for sawn timber causes rise in roundwood prices in Central Europe

The strong local and global demand for sawn timber in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) is largely responsible for the [...]

European sawn hardwood production forecast to fall 25% this year

After a period of stability between 2016 and 2019, when sawn hardwood production in EOS member countries fluctuated between 5 [...]

China-Europe container shortage causes freight rates to more than double

The recovery in China's manufacturing activity after the Covid-19 lockdown has surged progressively and after a halt caused [...]

China: Purchase prices of European spruce logs on the rise

Softwood log inventory in China has reduced by approximately 17% over the last month to 3.6m m3.   [...]

Bark-beetle damaged volume in Europe expected to be similar as in 2019

Damaged volume due to the beetle infestation exceeded 50 million m3 in 2018. The epidemic worsened in 2019, with damaged [...]

Russia: Export prices for wood pellets down 40% since the beginning of the year

   The downward trend if wood pellets prices in Russia continued in October 2020. Export prices have dropped within [...]

European bark beetle logs fill China’s wood hunger

   The world wood market has become very chaotic due to the outbreak of the coronavirus which seriously impacted [...]

Europe: Timber harvest down after 6 years

   European timber harvests down in 2019 after six years of year-over-year increases - European timber harvests fell [...]