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EU “Green Deal” creates new opportunities for timber

The Green Deal, published on 11 December 2019 by the new European Commission and adopted by the European Parliament on [...]

Central European bark beetle crisis puts pressure on Estonian timber prices

   Timber prices in Estonia have started rapidly falling from their spring-time high;   Estonian wood prices [...]

Russia’s Far East: Huge timber reserves are unexploited sufficiently

Almost half of the lands of the forest fund of the Russian Federation (556.2 million ha, 49%) and a [...]

Holzindustrie Schweighofer becomes HS Timber Group

The Holzindustrie Schweighofer Group is getting a new name and look with a soft relaunch of its brand appearance: the [...]

Improving market conditions for U.S. hardwood in the Chinese market

Recently, the weakness of the U.S. hardwood industry has not improved, and shipments to China of various types of [...]

Winners and losers of Trump tariff war over lumber

    Which countries are most affected by the current timber trade war (2016-2018) and how the [...]

China: Many timber processing plants in Guangdong cease production

Many timber processing plants in Guangdong Province have stopped or limited their production recently due to local environment protection policy [...]

ISC 2019 story 3: China-Engine of the worldwide timber industry starts to give signs of failure

Between 16 and 18 October 2019 the 67th edition of the International Softwood Conference was held in Antwerp in the [...]

UK to extend timber legality requirements after Brexit

UK tropical and other timber importers were urged to evaluate the impacts for their businesses of a no-deal Brexit [...]

Forecast of overall timber consumption in China in the next 3-5 years

China's timber demand has maintained a steady growth trend, especially for the demand for logs and primary processed products [...]