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UK birch plywood market impacted by Russia trade sanctions

    Birch plywood is the largest single UK timber product category which will be directly affected by [...]

Life after FSC: Russian introduces the certification system “Forest Standard”

On May 18, 2022, an online presentation of the new Russian system of voluntary forest certification "Forest Standard" took place [...]

Pressure on N. American lumber market as exports from Europe are redirected

Russia's ban on the export of forestry products until the end of 2022 will rattle an already tight North [...]

Finland: Many challenges can arise in replacing Russian wood

After the end of Russian wood imports, the Finnish forest industry will be looking for substitute wood mainly from Finland [...]

Japanese govt to offer financial aid to companies switching from imported to domestic lumber

Japan's Forestry Agency plans to offer financial aid to companies switching from foreign to domestic lumber, following the government [...]

Logging volume in Russia decreased due to export restrictions; lumber prices drop

During the first quarter of 2022, logging in Russia fell by 2.4%, from 70.7 million cubic meters to [...]

Stora Enso completes exit from Russia

Finland's Stora Enso has divested the last of its Russian operations, three corrugated packaging plants, to local management, the [...]

Stora Enso’s CEO: Company’s plants will continue to be located in the Nordic region

The majority of Stora Enso's mills will continue to be located close to raw materials, ie in the Nordic [...]

Russian factories continue to produce IKEA’s furniture under their own brands

Once IKEA left Russia, the local furniture factories continued to produce IKEA’s furniture under their own brands.   [...]