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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 [...]

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 [...]

China has become “virtually the only available market” for Russian timber

Faced with a blockade of cargo transportation to foreign countries, the Russian domestic timber industry is reorienting logistics.   [...]

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 [...]