• Forestry
  • July 04, 2022 13:49

Price inflation drives rise in value of UK tropical wood product imports

The import value of tropical wood and wood furniture into the UK in the opening four months of this year were at an unprecedented level of US$565 million. That is 36% more than the same period in 2021 when imports were also high following a strong rebound after the downturn during the first COVID lockdown in 2020.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 04, 2022 10:47

Vietnam: Wood and product trade highlights

According to the General Department of Customs wood and wood product (W&WP) exports to Canada in May 2022 reached US$21.5 million, up 4% compared to May 2021. ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 30, 2022 10:57

Six winners Announced for $2M Mass Timber Competition

The United States Forest Service and the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) announced at a press conference that coincided with the 2022 AIA Conference on Architecture being held in Chicago... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 30, 2022 09:28

Molpus Woodland to purchase 117,773 acres of timberland in Mississippi

The Molpus Woodland Group LLC, a timberland investment management organization, headquartered in in Jackson Mississippi, announced that it has on behalf of a client, successful completed the purchase of approximately 117,773 acres of timberland... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 29, 2022 09:11

Ponsse sells subsidiary in Russia

Forest machine manufacturer Ponsse has sold all shares in its Russian and Belarusian subsidiary ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 28, 2022 19:55

Pro Silva : Short interview with Dr Eckart Senitza, President of Pro Silva

Eckart Senitza has been President of Pro Silva Austria since 2012 and President of Pro Silva since 2017. He is a forest owner of about 850 ha and manages them. In addition, he works as a forestry consultant and offers a comprehensive forestry service.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 28, 2022 10:01

UFP Industries acquires 50% stake in Dempsey Wood Products, LLC

UFP Industries (UFPI) announced that its affiliate, PalletOne, Inc., has acquired a 50% equity stake in Dempsey Wood Products, LLC. The purchase agreement includes options for PalletOne to purchase the remaining 50% of Dempsey after three years.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 27, 2022 13:59

Many North American lumber prices flat

After dropping quite a bit in recent weeks, many softwood lumber prices levelled off in mid-June as a modicum of supply-demand balance seemed to have been reached. Over the past two years as the lumber market reacted to big changes in external conditions, there was never-before-seen high price levels and volatility.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 27, 2022 11:31

European Commissioner says deforestation regulation is a "top priority"

According to a statement by European Environment Commissioner Sinkevičius when he met with the European Parliament ENVI Committee on 30 May "the proposed regulation on deforestation will be one of the top priorities for our cooperation in the coming months"... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • June 27, 2022 10:28

China: Surge in log imports from PNG and Solomon Islands

According to China Customs log imports totalled 9.973 million cubic metres valued at US$1.963 billion, down 33% in volume and 15% in value in the first quarter of 2022.... [more...]

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