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Mayr-Melnhof offers US $ 30 million for Klausner Lumber Two; other six interested parties

   Mayr-Melnhof Holz intends to submit a “stalking horse bid”  for Klausner Lumber Two, Enfield / North Carolina. This [...]

European bark beetle logs fill China’s wood hunger

   The world wood market has become very chaotic due to the outbreak of the coronavirus which seriously impacted [...]

Brazil: Domestic demand recovering and exports of most wood products rising

   At the beginning of the pandemic there were forecasts of reductions in domestic demand and exports, notably of [...]

Hopes that the Biden administration will end the softwood lumber dispute

   There's a glimmer of hope the ongoing softwood lumber dispute between Canada and the United States might [...]

Södra sees a 25% increase in spruce bark beetle damage

   A late summer swarming caused a widespread spruce bark beetle outbreak and Södra now sees a significant [...]

China extends ban on imports of timber from Australia due to bark beetle

   China has indefinitely suspended imports of all Victorian timber logs, less than a week after an unofficial ban [...]

China: Softwood logs and lumber imports update in Jan.-Sep. 2020

Softwood log stocks at China’s main ocean ports totalled 4.6 million m3 at the end of September 2020 [...]

Europe: Timber harvest down after 6 years

   European timber harvests down in 2019 after six years of year-over-year increases - European timber harvests fell [...]

EUTR and FLEGT will become UK domestic legislation

   The Office of Product Safety and Standards has issued guidance staring that from January 1, 2021, Great Britain [...]

Belarus seeks to expand forest products exports to China

Belarus' forestry industry plans to expand into Asian markets.    During the ministerial meeting, Forestry Minister Vitaly [...]