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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 [...]

France: Supply shortages, wood prices up 50% puts construction industry in difficulty

A timber shortage in France has forced prices up as architects struggle to comply with a new environmental law that [...]

France’s wood sector welcomes government’s plan to bolster industry

France’s wood sector has welcomed the government’s move to update a strategic contract for the industry to bring [...]

France: Estimates see a doubling in bark beetle wood volume in 2021

   The bark beetle crisis has affected spruce forests in the north-eastern quarter of France since the summer [...]

Uncertainty in the French oak market revealed at autumn auctions

The first autumn auctions in France have just been launched by France's Natonal Forest Office (ONF) in a general [...]

French hardwood market hit by lack of demand and rising prices

At the moment, we must face the facts, there are few reasons to rejoice in the French hardwood market. At [...]

Oak prices in France under pressure

  After 4 weeks of interruption, sales resumed in April in France's public forests. Because of the lockdown [...]

Coronavirus: France’s wood industry companies looking to restart activity

Each month of lockdown would cost between 2% and 3% growth for the French economy. Under these conditions, French wood [...]

Coronavirus crisis: France and Germany announce new severe restrictions

   In the fight against the spread of the coronavirus, France severely limits the freedom of movement of its [...]