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Germany to limit spruce logging

The German Federal Council accepted the Forest Damage Compensation Act on March 26th. Because the large amounts of damaged wood [...]

Timber prices are rising sharply in Germany

The rise in wood prices in Germany continues - with supply not keeping pace with growth in demand in some market [...]

Germany: Short supply and rising wood prices due to massive exports to the US

The price of furniture and lumber in Germany has been rising for months. There are also massive delivery bottlenecks. Now [...]

Scarcity of wood raw materials in Germany

If the scarcity of raw materials on the German wood market continues, pallet producers and other wood packaging manufacturers will [...]

Largest German sawmills plan to increase production in 2021

The largest sawmills in Germany increased their sawmill production volume again last year. Most companies want to maintain or increase [...]

Germany’s export value of logs and lumber has increased 63% the past five years

The softwood timber harvest in Germany is likely to reach almost 50 million m3 in 2020, about ten million m3 [...]

Climatic factors may lead to a significant reduction in bark beetle damage in Europe

If there is no large-scale drought in 2021, it will effectively reduce forest damage caused by bark beetles in [...]

Germany to intensify timber industry reform

The German Ministry of Food and Agriculture's (BMEL) support programs for the modernization of the country's timber industry [...]

Leading German timber trade association threatens with lawsuit against lockdown

Before the federal-state consultations on the corona pandemic on March 3, the The German association for the timber trade [...]

Fire, drought, bark beetles ravage German forests

The condition of German forests has deteriorated to record levels due to fire, drought and a bark beetle infestation, the [...]