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EU Commission opens in-depth investigation on Kronospan-Pfleiderer deal

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Pfleiderer Polska by Kronospan, under [...]

China’s plywood exports hit record high

China’s plywood exports hit a record high According to China Customs plywood exports were 12.35 million cubic metres [...]

Forecast: Effects of the Ukraine war on the Finnish forest sector

The most significant consequences of the war for the Finnish forest sector are the cessation of timber imports. About 13 [...]

India: Greenply Industries plans to rise plywood prices to offset rising costs

Greenply Industries Ltd, one of the largest plywood producers in India, is likely to announce a price hike in April [...]

Siempelkamp reaches 15 plant acceptances in 2021

    Wood-based panels production technology supplier Siempelkamp says it led 15 plants to acceptance in 2021 [...]

US may impose 50% tariffs on Russian birch plywood

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would end normal trade relations with Russia.     [...]

UK to apply 35% additional import tariffs on Russian wood products

    The UK government has added a 35% additional import tariff on Russian and Belarusian wood products [...]

Latvia’s timber industry heavily impacted by trade suspension with Russian and Belarus

Sanctions of the European Union (EU) and other countries against Russia and Belarus will also affect the Latvian timber industry [...]

N. American lumber prices flatten due to supply-demand balance

Industry players hoped a balance of supply and demand has been reached, so price volatility settles down and true volumes [...]