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Line chart of wood fiber price indices - hardwood and softwood - 2014 to 2023.

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Leading Trends Affecting Global Forestry in 2024

The global forestry industry has seen its share of turbulence and uncertainty over the last year. While some areas have experienced extraordinary...

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A working lumber yard with processed boards and timber.

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2024 Outlook on Russian Exports in the Lumber Market

Russian exports in the global lumber market have changed substantially as their war against Ukraine continues. With the huge shift in exports from...

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A Finnish spruce forest is cut and harvested for lumber with a pile of roundwood lying on the ground.

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Finland Forestry: Falling Market, Russian Ban Change Up Industry

In the most recent forecast update, Finland’s National Resource Institute forecasts a decline in the forest products industry. Much like other areas...

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A logging truck carrying freshly cut trees and kicking dust up at a logging site.

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Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Likely Affecting Russian Forest Industry

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is likely to significantly impact global trade in the coming months. Increased sanctions against trading with Russia and...

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Close-up of a felled tree in a logging operation.

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China: Big Changes in Hardwood and Softwood Imports with Russian Ban

China is the world’s largest importer of softwood and hardwood logs, and for many decades, Russia has been a significant log supplier for them. This...

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