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Poland: a growing market for pellets

The Polish wood pellet industry is focused on growing exports to Italy, Germany, and Denmark, as well as increasing domestic [...]

UK tropical wood trade succumbs to pandemic impact

The value of UK imports of tropical wood products was US$360 million in the first four months of 2020 [...]

Challenges, but some cautious optimism in UK hardwood market

Insights into the status of the UK sawn hardwood market came from a webinar organised by the London Hardwood Club [...]

South American log supply to China has restarted

According to GWMI sources, the supply of logs in South America to China has recently restarted.     [...]

China’s European spruce supply disrupted by container shortage

China will receive more and more spruce from European forests, which are currently destroyed by storms and bark beetles.  [...]

Hardwood industry to propose COVID-19 relief policies to U.S. Senate

  The Hardwood Federation has proposed several policies to the U.S. Senate regarding hardwood workers and companies hurt [...]

Canada’s forestry industry is struggling in 2020

Under the challenge of US timber tariffs, the new coronavirus pandemic will undoubtedly worsen the Canadian forestry industry's situation [...]

Canceled and postponed forest industry events in North America; latest updates

As countries, provinces and states across the United States and Canada announced strict measures to contain the spread of coronavirus [...]

Prices of logs in Finland shifting downwards in April 2020

The prices for roundwood in Finland have shifted downwards on all assortments during April 2020, both as compared to the [...]

Stora Enso and Latvijas Finieris develop lignin-based resin for plywood

Latvijas Finieris, a global leading developer, producer and supplier of birch plywood products, has together with Stora Enso taken the [...]