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Many uncertainties for the Swedish forest industry in 2022

    2021 was a strong year for the Swedish forest industry with production records, strong demand and [...]

Impact of sanctions on the Russian forest industry

Russia is home to one-fifth of the world’s forest and further exploiting this resource could help the country [...]

Supply problems for the Polish wood industry due to war in Ukraine

Cutting off supplies of wooden semi-finished products from Ukraine and Russia may be a problem for some of the [...]

FSC suspends wood certification in Russia and Belarus

The FSC International Board of Directors has agreed to suspend all trading certificates in Russia and Belarus and to block [...]

Accoya to build new production plant in USA

Work will begin shortly to start ground works and construction of a new Accoya wood production facility in Kingsport, Tennessee [...]

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 [...]

War in Ukraine to cause softwood supply pressure

Last year, Ukraine exported more than 2.7 million m3 of sawn softwood timber, a significant amount of this for [...]

BSW Group to stop purchasing Russian raw material

    BSW Group has decided to stop purchasing any raw material which originates from Russia due to [...]

Statement by 120 environmental groups: Timber imports from Russia must be stopped!

Over a 120 individual environmental rights groups have joined together and are calling for a ban on the use of [...]

Metsä Group to end lumber production in Kyrö

Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, starts negotiations on its plans to discontinue the lumber production in Kyrö, Finland in [...]