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ISC 2020: The Covid-19 pandemic impact on the softwood market

On 8 October 2020 the 68th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held for the first time ever online [...]

Coronavirus crisis has diverse consequences for the German sawmill industry

Half a year after the first survey, the German Sawmill and Wood Industry Association (DeSH) asked its members again about [...]

Putin instructs government to ban export of unprocessed timber starting 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to stop uncontrolled export of untreated timber following a meeting on the development [...]

US softwood lumber prices rise during usual seasonal slow-down

At this time of year it is usual for softwood lumber prices to be lowering, as end-users would be [...]

Upward trend in Russian timber prices

In April 2020, the export price of hardwood timber used for sawing and planing in Russia reached the highest value [...]

Sharp fall in roundwood prices in Latvia

The bark beetle infestation which hit the Central European countries resulted in overproduction and a sharp fall in prices determining [...]

Roundwood prices in Russia fall sharply in February 2020

Roundwood prices in Russia have dropped sharply in February 2020, indicating some first coronavirus impact on the timber market. At [...]

Estonian company to build a 250,000 m3/yr softwood sawmill in Belarus

The Belarusian wood processing industry will become more competitive following the construction of a new sawmill in south Belarus. A [...]

China opens door to U.S. softwood exporters exemption from import tariffs

   U.S. softwood exporters may soon sell to China duty-free for the first time since August 2018 [...]