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Forest Industry News

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Factors Impacting the Finnish Forest Products Industry

To truly grasp the dynamics of the forest products industry, it is essential to understand conditions in both your own region and across other areas....

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ISM Performance Index line graph, 2008 to 2023 Sept.

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Economic Contraction Slows, but Remainder of 2023 Brings Uncertainty

Economic conditions have inched up in several key indicators. But global conflicts and persistent inflation position us on the brink of recessionary...

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Harvested logs stacked in the Harz Forest of Germany.

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German Forestry News: Softwood Log Exports Drop 50% in Last 3 Years

Several important forestry updates out of Germany as the country’s softwood log trade shows substantial changes in recent years. This comes on the...

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Logo of International Sustainable Forestry Coalition on a forested background.

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ISFC Unites Top Global Forestry Companies to Combat Climate Change

A faction of 10 major global forestry firms recently announced the formation of the International Sustainable Forestry Coalition (ISFC). This marks...

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A forestry worker assesses a forest stand.

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Forestry News and Trends Through Q2 2023

2023 is already halfway over; can you believe it? Over the past six months, we’ve seen some critical developments in the forestry industry. We've...

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Close up of a spruce bark beetle on tree bark

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Latvian State of Emergency: Eight-Toothed Spruce Bark Beetle Threatens Forests

Latvian forests are facing a grave crisis as they are being plagued by an infestation of eight-toothed spruce bark beetles (Ips typographus). The...

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ISM industrial activity metrics for January 2023.

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Plunge in Forest Product Price Index as Production Holds Steady

Forest2Market, a ResourceWise company, continually monitors the changing economic conditions impacting the forestry industry. Production seems to be...

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Front-facing close up of cut sawlogs.

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Sawmill Closure and Other Big Changes in Southeast Lumber Market

Several changes to report in the southeast US as the lumber market continues facing volatility. Reduced demand means highly unfortunate news for a...

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Predictions for the Global Forest Industry in 2022

Much like the previous year, the global forest products industry underwent significant changes in 2021 – some expected, and some unexpected. However,...

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