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French oak industry faces biggest supply crisis in history

The supply situation of oak logs to French sawmills continues to deteriorate dangerously as exports to China are rising considerably [...]

Unilin Group to acquire Panneaux de Corrèze in France

Unilin Group announces the anticipated acquisition of Panneaux de Corrèze. Panneaux de Corrèze produces approximately 150,000 m3 [...]

France: Wood industry gets pivotal role in plans to achieve climate objectives

As part of the France 2030 plan and to enable France to achieve its climate objectives, the wood industry will [...]

France: Timber supply tensions relax, prices expected to fall

While wood has been the subject of shortages for several months, the French timber industry announces signs of relaxation of [...]

France, the largest supplier of oak logs to China

China Customs data shows France has been the largest supplier of oak imports since 2014. Previously Russia was the main [...]

French oak market close to overheating due to unprecedented price surge

Rarely has a rise in wood prices been so sharp and brutal in France. While oak prices took a hit [...]

French sawmills want to curb massive log exports to China

China is buying more and more French timber. The French National Timber Federation wants to curb these exports to protect [...]

French wood industry is expected to quadruple its market share in construction in 10 years

The French timber industry, with 60,000 companies and nearly 400,000 jobs, intends to quadruple its market share in [...]

The French government wants to “boost” the timber industry with 300 million euro aid

“We must boost the wood industry”, said the French Prime Minister Jean Castex, on Saturday July 24, during a visit [...]

France: Boom in demand for sawn softwood; prices going up

As long as it lasts! In the softwood forests of eastern France, sawyers are crossing their fingers because the sawnwood [...]