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US softwood lumber prices dropped by 21% since June

In October, prices for softwood lumber in the U.S. dropped 10.3% - the largest decline since May 2011.  [...]

China cuts import tariffs on wood products to 5.4% from 6.6%; trade war with US continues to impact markets

A recent government announcement effective November 1st, 2018 states that China has reduced import tariffs on more than 1,500 [...]

Russia might temporarily ban the export of roundwood to China

Russia can temporarily restrict roundwood exports to China due to the issues of forest reproduction and destruction, Minister of Natural [...]

Belgium: Average price list for standing timber in autumn – winter 2018

Average price list for standing hardwood and softwood species in Belgium's forests for this autumn and winter.   [...]

Russian timber industry exports expected to reach $12 billion in 2018

The 9th International Forest and Man Forum was launched at the Expocentre Central Exhibition Complex in Moscow on October 22nd [...]

Stora-Enso plans investments of EUR 550-600 million in 2019

In the run-up to tomorrow's Capital Markets Day, CEO of Finnish Stora Enso Karl-Henrik Sundström announced [...]

Huge storms ravage Italian forests; almost 15 million m3 damages

In the past week, the storm Vaia in northeastern Italy has ravaged some forests, especially in the Dolomites. The hardest [...]
November 6, 2018 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

Challenges of the European tropical timber market discussed at conference

The EU’s Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition held its annual conference in Paris on 26 September. The conference highlighted the [...]

India: latest prices for domestic and imported wood products

Latest prices for Indian teak, plywood and sawnwood - 16-31 October 2018         [...]

Belarus has become a major supplier of softwood lumber to EU countries

        As Belarus decided to ban exports of unprocessed wood starting January 1st [...]