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First signs of bark beetle attacks in Europe, as extreme drought continues

A third consecutive year of bark beetle calamity is expected to destroy the European spruce forests. The warm winter of [...]

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 [...]

European parquet markets already severely hit by the coronavirus crisis

The European parquet markets had generally well started the year showing stable to slightly positive trends in January and February [...]

Large sawmills in Northern Europe cut production as UK demand has fallen rapidly

    Several key Nordic softwood sawmillers have implemented production cutbacks in response to reduced UK demand for [...]

European softwood lumber exporters divert shipments from China to Egypt

In the first two months of 2020, Chinese imports of softwood lumber was 7.9% down y-o-y to [...]

Coronavirus will cost Europe hundreds of billions of euros in production losses

The fight against the coronavirus will lead to production losses, which will cost European countries hundreds of billions of euros [...]

Coronavirus puts Europe into lockdown and rewrites economic forecasts

Economic forecasts issued only a few weeks ago in Europe, which projected continuing slow increase this year in GDP and [...]

European countries imposed heavy restrictions; borders close and some retail activity restricted

European governments took a series of measures over the weekend to slow the coronavirus spread. Many countries closed their borders [...]

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 [...]