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Forestry industry production in Ireland to double by 2035

The Irish forestry industry might invest around €250 million during the next years, in the preparation of a major expansion [...]

UK will limit the use of cross-laminated timber in construction

The UK government is banning combustible materials on new high-rise homes, revealing that it will limit the use of [...]

Merger to create UK’s largest independent timber distribution company

Arnold Laver & Co and The National Timber Group have merged to create a timber distribution business with combined revenue [...]

UK softwood lumber imports drop sharply in H1/2018

UK's softwood lumber imports from the European Union countries seem to start being affected by Brexit, as shown in [...]

Volatility in the UK timber trade due to Brexit and currency fluctuations

The UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) reports that the last two years’ have been volatile due to uncertainties over Brexit [...]

EU plywood importers comment on FLEGT licensing

Asked about FLEGT licensed Indonesian plywood, many European importers say it had not had significant impact on their purchasing or [...]

British companies interested in buying timber from Belarus

British companies are interested in buying Belarusian timber via commodity exchange. The possibility was discussed as a delegation of British [...]

UK standing timber prices go 30% up during March 2017-March 2018

The price of standing timber (trees not yet harvested) surged by 28.2% from March 2017 to March 2018. Also [...]

Bergs Timber completes acquisition of Norvik Timber Industries’ in the Baltics; almost doubles sawmill capacity

Bergs Timber announces that all conditions for the company’s acquisition of Norvik’s wood products in the Baltic countries [...]

UK imports of timber and panel went up by 10.8% during 2017

The Timber Trade Federation has issued its Monthly Statistical Bulletin for April 2018. The stats show that volumes of imported [...]