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Sharp fall in roundwood prices in Latvia

The bark beetle infestation which hit the Central European countries resulted in overproduction and a sharp fall in prices determining [...]

New Zealand’s forest industry to resume operations next Monday

    After nearly a month of strict lockdown, forest industry businesses in New Zealand have a week [...]

Pandemic has forced 39 sawmills across Canada to shut down

    The Forest Products Association of Canada says the demand for toilet paper has skyrocketed — increasing by [...]

Survey – Impact of pandemic on the Vietnamese timber sector

In the recent decade, based on 2 key competitive advantages, including cheap labour (average monthly wage of US$300) and [...]

Koskisen mills in Finland are running despite the coronavirus pandemic

Despite the emergency situation caused by the coronavirus, everyday life at Koskisen production plants is still close to normal. Logs [...]

Mixed coronavirus pandemic consequences on the European timber market

There are wide-ranging and severe effects upon the timber value chain. There are however significant differences among European countries [...]

Survey – Impact of pandemic on the Indonesian timber sector

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the measures adopted to try and slow its spread are having a [...]

Roundwood prices in Russia fall sharply in February 2020

Roundwood prices in Russia have dropped sharply in February 2020, indicating some first coronavirus impact on the timber market. At [...]

USDA Forest Service moves to support timber market

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service is offering to extend contract deadlines on certain timber sales, sale [...]

EU Green Deal, forest strategy might be postponed to 2021

The coronavirus pandemic affects the debate on the European Green Deal in a number of ways.     [...]