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Logging volume in Russia decreased due to export restrictions; lumber prices drop

During the first quarter of 2022, logging in Russia fell by 2.4%, from 70.7 million cubic meters to [...]

Estonian market sees sharp timber shortage as 30% of supply is now missing

    Due to the sanctions imposed on Russia and Belarus, Estonia is missing 30 percent of the [...]

EU plans to expand sanctions on Russia, including wood import ban

The European Commission proposed on Tuesday to EU nations sweeping new sanctions against Russia, including banning imports of coal, wood [...]

The war in Ukraine is having a strong impact on the Swedish forest sector

Russia's invasion of Ukraine could lead to serious consequences for the world economy and could also spread to the [...]

Russia-Ukraine war aggravated already-soaring N. American lumber prices

North American umber prices are continuing to surge amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and traders could soon see even [...]

Timber from Russia and Belarus considered ‘conflict timber’ by PEFC

All timber originating from Russia and Belarus is ‘conflict timber’ and therefore cannot be used in PEFC-certified products, the [...]

Wood likely to become scarce due to situation in Ukraine and EU sanctions

Last week, the EU announced sanctions restricting trade with Russia and Belarus. The trade in wood is also covered by [...]

Ukraine crisis and its effect on European timber imports

In what feels like a return to the dark days of the Cold War, the ongoing crisis between Russia and [...]