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Central Africa: Log export ban postponed indefinitely

In Central Africa, the ban on the export of logs will no longer take effect from 1 January 2023. The [...]

Sweden: Sawlog prices continue to rise in Q3/2022

During the third quarter of 2022, delivery timber prices for both sawlogs and pulpwood in Sweden increased in comparison with [...]

France: Depression on the Douglas fir market; prices in freefall

The downward trend in the Douglas fir market is now clearly confirmed. We can even speak of a serious drop [...]

US lumber: Post-bubble prices under further pressure

US lumber futures continued to fall over the past few months as weakening housing markets in major economies amid rising [...]

Estonian wood sector companies faced with inevitable layoffs

Problems with economic performance have forced several woodworking companies in Estonia to optimize their production volumes and, as a last [...]

JAF Group to acquire DLH Poland and DLH Slovakia

The JAF Group - a supplier of wood and wood-based products in 16 countries around the world - has concluded a [...]

Bergs’ interim results reflect deteriorating market situation

Sweden-based wood products producer Bergs Group has published its interim results showing how it is being negatively impacted by [...]

Indonesian timber imports into the EU threatened by new deforestation law

Indonesian officials have slammed the European Union’s proposal of a regulation that they say negates more than a decade [...]

Global economic slowdown overshadows near-term market outlook for the wood industry

Most countries in the world are experiencing slower economic growth or economic contraction. Certainly, those with global influence are performing [...]

Latvia: Wood prices have reached a temporary low, no further falls expected

Latvian wood processing company SIA "Kronus" predicts for the fourth quarter of 2022 that wood prices have reached a temporary [...]