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Coronavirus could paralyze wood exports from Europe to China; ships blocked in ports

   The coronavirus could paralyze log export from Europe to China. GWMI has learned this in discussions with exporters [...]

European calamity wood starts to change the Chinese timber market

   The European bark beetle and windstorm calamity wood is starting to modify the dynamics of the Chinese timber [...]

Challenging market for European sawmills

The fourth quarter was disappointing many European sawmills, but a more balanced market can be expected. The market for sawn [...]

Europe surpasses Canada to become China’s second softwood lumber supplier

   Europe is now the second softwood lumber supplier to China; with a 60% yoy increase in deliveries.  [...]

Bark beetle outbreak – report from the Baltic states

   As compared to the bark beetle outbreak in Central Europe, the situation in the Baltic states is stable [...]

450% rise in European softwood logs export to China; prices down sharply

   15 million m3 of softwood logs have been exported from Europe to China from January to October 2019 [...]

Forest-based products included in the European Green Deal

Forest-based products and bioeconomy in the framework of the Green Deal is now an integrated part of the European [...]

Sharp drop in export of hardwoods to China has important implications for American hardwoods in Europe

Headline figures for sawn hardwood consumption in Europe show that demand has been flat for the last decade. However, these [...]

Sawlog prices fallen substantially in Central Europe makes the sawmilling sector in the region more competitive

Sawlog prices fell throughout the world in 2019 with European prices declining the most, resulting in a more competitive sawmilling [...]

Eastward shift in European hardwood consumption

EU-wide sawn hardwood consumption was around 9.98 million m3 in 2018, 3% more than in 2017. EU sawn [...]