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JAF Group to close raw veneer plant in Romania

Due to the challenging market situation relating to raw veneers, the JAF Group has decided to provisionally discontinue its production [...]

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 [...]

Romania: Romsilva to harvest 9.5 million m3 of roundwood in 2020

The Romanian national forest administration Regia Nationala a Padurilor (Romsilva) is planning to harvest 9.5m m³ of roundwood in [...]

Romania plans to ban the exports of logs

Romania's ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) has announced the intention to file a bill to ban the export of [...]

Romania: Cartel forming accusations over Schweighofer, Kronospan and Egger

The Romanian Competition Council has extended again the investigation on the local timber market over 35 more companies operating in [...]

Romania: Higher standing timber prices revealed by recent auctions

In January, a new round of auctions for standing timber was held by the Romanian Forestry Agency (Romsilva), after the [...]

Romanian wood processing industry in crisis due to supply issues and rising timber prices

The volume of the exploited wood in 2017 in Romania reached 17.898 m3 of which 6.325 m3 are [...]

New accusations for Holzindustrie Schweighofer of purchasing illegal wood in Romania

A new investigation takes a look behind the scenes to detail how the Austrian timber giant Holzindustrie Schweighofer, one of [...]

Romanian authorities investigate Holzindustrie Schweighofer in organized illegal logging ring

On Wednesday, the 30th of May 2018, Romanian prosecutors executed 23 search warrants across the country related to a criminal [...]

Romanian prosecutors investigate Holzindustrie Schweighofer’s headquarters

Romanian DIICOT prosecutors and police administration are currently making investigations at the largest wood exporter in Romania - Schweighofer Holzindustrie. The [...]