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India removes ban on use of timber in building construction after 25 years

After 25 years, India has removed the ban on use of timber in construction of buildings.      [...]

Sweden: Reductions in timber storage regulations

The Swedish government ends the rules for timber storage to facilitate the forest industry during the current crisis.   [...]

Will China ban the import of Canadian timber?

On June 16, China announced that pests were found in logs imported from Canada. This news triggered concerns in the [...]

German sawmill industry exports hit with full force by the pandemic; upcoming period still uncertain

   The coronavirus pandemic severely hit the German sawmill and timber industry, especially export oriented companies, leading to production [...]

UK’s timber supply chain well stocked for return to construction

    A new report by UK's Timber Trade Federation (TTF) has found that the UK timber [...]

European timber importers put orders on hold

Accurate estimates of the specific effects on timber trade volumes this year will only become apparent when more countries publish [...]

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 [...]