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Romania’s Government considers banning wood exports outside the EU

More than half of Romania’s wood exports go outside the European Union (EU), official statistics show. Romanian timber and [...]

Finland: Oversupply in sawnwood markets reduces export prices

Oversupply in key export markets is reflected in the average export price of Finland’s sawnwood. The average export price [...]

Schweighofer claims that the high price of logs in Romania makes the company uncompetitive

Today we pay 86 euros (per cubic meter of logs used to make the highest quality timber), while in Austria [...]

Russian top forestry group executive: Ban on timber exports to China useless

Mikhail Shamorin, president of the Segezha Group, one of Russia's largest forestry industrial enterprises, said that the complete ban [...]

New Zealand wood on a high demand as China shuns US exports; export prices near records

Forestry prices in New Zealand — one of the world’s largest timber exporters — are near record highs, thanks largely to [...]

EU calls on Ukraine to lift the roundwood export ban

The European Union has called on Ukraine to lift the moratorium on the export of roundwood, as well as to [...]

Russia: Birch logs export restriction to help domestic plywood industry

On July 17, 2018, the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev, signed Resolution No. 836 “On [...]

Softwood lumber from Belarus becoming more attractive on the European market

The European countries softwood lumber imports from Belarus have went up during January - September 2017 by 51%, to a total [...]

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.     [...]

Malaysia: Sabah log export ban expected to revive the timber industry in the country

The export of logs from Sabah, a major timber producing state, has been banned with immediate effect.    [...]