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3. December 2020
Forestry | Bark beetle damaged volume in Europe expected to be at the same levels as in 2019
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1. December 2020
Economy | The volume of industry in Estonia increased for the first time since the coronavirus crisis
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20. November 2020
Environment | Control forest fires with an environmentally friendly solution
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13. November 2020
Forestry | Finland: another downturn in plywood manufacturing
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12. November 2020
Forestry | Finland: production still below level of preceding year
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20. October 2020
Economy | EU to launch anti-dumping procedure for birch plywood imports from Russia
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12. October 2020
Economy | Finland: Timber market slowdown caused reduced timber prices
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9. October 2020
Forestry | Putin tells government to stop uncontrolled export of unprocessed timber
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2. October 2020
Forestry | FSC strengthens efforts to solve forestry issues in Ukraine
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1. October 2020
Logistics | Russian Railways’ Cargo Loading Down 3.6% YoY in January-September
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22. September 2020
Construction | Norway: Contract signed for next phase of world`s longest timber bridge
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19. September 2020
Environment | Wooden tower set to reduce carbon dioxide footprint from future wind turbines
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9. September 2020
Economy | WRI: Global trade of softwood logs fell by 15% in the 1H 2020
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24. August 2020
Logistics | Euro Rail Cargo launches freight deliveries from Russia to Latvian ports
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20. August 2020
Economy | Russia reduced the production of wood-based panels in January-July 2020
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7. August 2020
Logistics | Russia: Containerized railway traffic continues to grow
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27. July 2020
Economy | Sveza started producing plywood with craft coating
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22. July 2020
Logistics | Latvian rail company to expand range of services
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15. July 2020
Economy | British imports down 23.8 % in first quarter
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15. July 2020
Economy | MDF expansion around the world continues at a fast pace
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7. July 2020
Logistics| Russian Railways’ Container Traffic Up 14.5% in H1 2020
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28. June 2020
Economy | Belarus boosts lumber exports by 30%; enters Chinese market
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23. June 2020
Economy | Latvian forestry product exports Jan.-Apr. drop by 10%
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19. June 2020
Economy | Timber and Logs Export from Russia in 4 months 2020: Wood Pulp Export Up in April
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17. June 2020
Logistics | EU backs logistics research project that will smooth logistics and trade
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17. June 2020
Economy | Russia cut wood-based panels production in January-May 2020
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15. June 2020
Economy | UPM to close plywood mill in Finland
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9. June 2020
Economy | Spruce bark beetle and its impact on wood markets
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29. May 2020
Environment | The first wooden wind power tower has been erected in Sweden
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28. May 2020
Economy | Europe’s parquet markets are already feeling the effects of coronavirus
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25. May 2020
Economy | The furniture and wood-based panels sectors are one of the most affected of the Russian timber industry during the COVID-19 period
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18. May 2020
Logistics | Major European ports affected by Coronavirus repercussions
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1. May 2020
Economy | In Q1 2020, plywood production in Russia declined by 6.2%
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22. April 2020
Logistics | Estonia gains container shipping link with Europe
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17. April 2020
Logistics | Five week delay for virus effects on European ports
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10. April 2020
Economy | Russian log imports to Japan down 11.8% in 2019
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9. April 2020
Environment | Long-living tropical trees play outsized role in carbon storage
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1. April 2020
Economy | Finland: Sawn timber production down sharply
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24. March 2020
Economy | Growth in EU tropical timber imports continues in 2019
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16. March 2020
Economy | WRQ: Global trade volume of softwood in 2019 remained stable but prices declined in all continents
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5. March 2020
Economy | EU wood product exports up 1% in 2019
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27. February 2020
Logistics | Belarus-Latvian road transport co-operation is discussed in Riga
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22. February 2020
Economy | Russia: the strongest decline in exports of logs since 2008 continues
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14. February 2020
Environment | French government to require 50% timber in all new public buildings from 2022
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6. February 2020
Economy | Europe beats Canada to become China`s second largest softwood lumber supplier
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27. January 2020
Tech | Technology that destroys pests in wood moves closer to commercialization
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25. January 2020
Economy | WRI: Softwood pulplog prices fell in Europe in the fall of 2019
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20. January 2020
Environment | First all-timber neighbourhood to be designed in Copenhagen
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14. January 2020
Logistics | Russia and Japan test rail transport potential
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8. January 2020
Environment | 2019 was second hottest year in Earth's recorded history, says EU's climate monitoring service
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19. December 2019
Economy | Sawlog prices falling in most major markets around the world
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17. December 2019
Logistics | The European Commission gave Estonia a green light to support maritime transport
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9. December 2019
Economy | Russia passes Canada to become world's leading softwood lumber exporter
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5. December 2019
Economy | Estonia: Forest products industry faces downturn as global economy slows and calamities advance in Central Europe
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17. November 2019
Environment | Scientists prove Amazon wildfires were caused by deforestation
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7. November 2019
Economy | Cheap European logs flood the Chinese market
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31. October 2019
Economy | Forecast: Global wooden furniture market expected to grow 32% by 2025
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25. October 2019
Tech | Researchers map the molecular structure of wood in bid to make it more resilient
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15. October 2019
Economy | Global plywood market 2019 - business circumstance, growth prospects and industry supply chain
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11. October 2019
Forestry | Swedish Forest Agency: Gross felling is expected to increase in 2019
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1. October 2019
Economy | Vietnam’s wood product exports increased in August 2019
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30. September 2019
Forestry | UPM Forest Life offers a new, virtual forest experience
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26. September 2019
Economy | Port of Riga rapidly increases volume of handled wood pellets
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27. August 2019
Economy | Russia could ban timber exports to China over illegal logging
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9. August 2019
Environment | Is the forestry sector heading for disaster?
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24. July 2019
Economy | With competitive sawlog costs in Germany, the lumber industry expands its export sales in 2019
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3. July 2019
Economy | German Log Exports To China Soar
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7. June 2019
Environment | Older forests resist climate change
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5. June 2019
Environment | Woodland density is going up after decades of decline
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31. May 2019
Economy | Russia: wood-based panels market in 2018-2019
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15. May 2019
Economy | Ukraine imposed a ban on the import of Russian plywood
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2. May 2019
Economy | The US, Canada, Vietnam, Latvia and Russia, accounted for 69% of global exports woods pallets in 2018
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22. April 2019
Construction | Multi-storey timber buildings: A renaissance in timber construction
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3. April 2019
Economy | IKEA to open online store in Estonia, establish collection point in Tallinn
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2. April 2019
Economy | Russian logs and lumber exports became equal in 2018
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4. March 2019
Logistics | Box volumes in Russia gain in 2018
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22. February 2019
Economy | Russia to virtually stop export of logs starting 2021
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15. February 2019
Economy | Finnish plywood exports down in first 11 months
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11. February 2019
Economy | Ukraine’s ban on exports to be extended to firewood
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10. January 2019
Economy | In Russia, gasoline prices rose in early 2019
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7. January 2019
Logistics | Salacgriva port raises cargo turnover 32.1% in 2018
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20. December 2018
Economy | Belarusian furniture companies number doubled last three years
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23. November 2018
Environment | Michelin wants to make tires with wood by 2020
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19. November 2018
Economy | Latvian companies increase sales by 20%
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14. November 2018
Environment | France aims to ban deforestation imports by 2030
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13. November 2018
Logistics | Freight shipping by rail in Latvia up 10.2% in January-October 2018
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12. October 2018
Forestry | Russia: Roundwood felling has increased by 9%
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20. September 2018
Logistics | Port of Riga and Chinese companies join forces
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14. September 2018
Logistics | Estonian Railways freight carriage grows 14.7%
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5. September 2018
Forestry | Poland's Paged buys Estonian veneer manufacturer Valmos
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30. August 2018
Business | IKEA opens in Riga
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28. August 2018
Business | Metsä Wood started up birch plywood mill in Pärnu, Estonia
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20. August 2018
Economy | Belarus has produced 19% more sawn timber
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17. August 2018
Economy | Latvian plywood exports continue to decline
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15. August 2018
Economy | Revenue growth of Russian forest products companies slows in 2017
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20. June 2018
Economy | Global lumber prices continued their two-year climb in the 1Q
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17. May 2018
Education | TTÜ (Tallinn Technical University) opened the only laboratory in Northern- and Central Europe with full veneer and plywood production line
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15. May 2018
Logistics | Latvian Railroad: rail freight has been growing in recent months
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26. April 2018
Forestry | Growth of wood pellet production in Russia by 34.1% in 2017 will continue at a rapid pace in the coming years
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23. April 2018
Logistics | Volvo Trucks founded a used trucks company
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8. March 2018
Logistics | Lithuania's transpmin expects navigation growth after decline in port fees
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5. March 2018
Economy | Estonian lumber exports to Australia increase by 80%
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2. March 2018
Economy | Japan imported 7% more plywood in fourth quarter
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11. January 2018
Environment | Logging surge threatens a quarter of Estonia’s forest, warn conservationists
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11. January 2018
Environment | Emergency situation in Estonia`s forests due to sleet-heavy rainfall
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3. January 2018
Economy | Finland increases exports to Asia by 59%
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2. January 2018
Environment | Estonia joins European Forest Institute
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27. December 2017
Economy | Record high prices for softwood lumber in North America and rising export prices in Sweden, Finland and Russia as wood demand picks up
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6. November 2017
Economy | First large vessel loaded with timber sailed from Estonia to China
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10. October 2017
BL | Birchlab now uses LumberScout - a revolutionary app for lumber world - find it on Google Play and App Store
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24. April 2014
BL | Together with partners we programmed a new Opticut machine to increase chop yields of ash hardwood. We are increasing our supply to Estonian partners and neighbouring countries in 2014.

20. January 2014
BL | Our lumber manufacturing partner in Russia invests into machinery, which allows to significantly increase the production capacity.

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