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‘Highly likely’ that timber shortages are over in the UK

It is ‘highly likely’ there is now enough timber in the UK now, and even if there are minor supply [...]

Current N. American lumber price increases mirror one year ago

Similar to this time last year, when lumber prices started rising to reach what was then the all-time historical [...]

Poland: Wood industry organizes protests aimed at stopping wood exports

On October 15, in Warsaw, representatives of the wood industry organized a protest picket in front of the Chancellery of [...]

Power rationing – China wood processing capacity drops

Power rationing policies are in effect in many provinces in order to limit activities of energy-intensive industrial enterprises. There [...]

Ukraine and EU agree to resolve log export ban

In a joint statement following the Ukraine-European Union summit, it is said that Ukraine and the EU have agreed [...]

ISC 2021: Softwood lumber production and consumption at record-high increase in Europe

It has been another extraordinary year in the softwood market since the International Softwood Conference (ISC) was held completely online [...]

USNR and Wood Fiber merger to create a giant supplier

Two North American sawmill suppliers are joining forces: USNR and Wood Fiber will become the biggest supplier in the world [...]

Procedures for assessing effectiveness of EUTR are inadequate – European Court of Auditors

In a report published 4 October, the European Court of Auditors concluded that EC procedures for assessing effectiveness of the [...]

Congestion at Chinese ports puts pressure on softwood log imports

Log stocks in China have not increased but there is a lot of volume on boats queuing at Chinese ports [...]