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Russia’s energy roulette threatens the German forest industry

Energy prices have risen sharply since Russia launched a large-scale attack on Ukraine in February of this year. The [...]

U.S. imposed a 35% tariff on Russian wood products

Starting from July 27, the United States imposed a 35% tariff on 570 items of goods imported from Russia, including [...]

Rumours that Russian birch plywood enters the European market through China

Several birch plywood importers from the UK have reported an increase of offers from the far east in recent weeks [...]

European lumber exports might decline by a half due to the war in Ukraine

One immediate impact of the war in Ukraine is a tighter market for softwood lumber in Europe. About 20% of [...]

EU tropical wood product imports benefit from curtailment supplies from Russia and Belarus

In the first four months of this year, the value of EU imports of tropical wood and wood furniture totalled [...]

Norway boosts softwood log exports to EU countries filling Russian supply gap

Norway became the largest supplier of softwood logs to the EU instead of Russia which had a share of 49 [...]

Germans could turn to wood as Russia withholds natural gas, Deutsche Bank says

   Germany could embrace wood for heat if Russia further cuts gas flows, Deutsche Bank says.   The [...]

Koskisen sells sawmill operations in Russia

Koskisen’s wood processing company has sold its sawmill operations located in Russia to Cherepovetsles. Koskisen’s Russian operations were [...]

Russian timber exporters seek new markets in Middle East and Asia

The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade recently told local media that the Middle East, Asia and Latin American countries [...]