Forestry Tag

British Forests THE FORESTRY COMMISSION 1919-2019 Forward by Jon Snow Edited by Ian Gambles Publication Date: 29 August 2019 Price: £25 Founded in 1919 to deal with the chronic timber shortage after the First World War, the Forestry Commission has developed from a government department focused on production into a...

According to the Trade and Economy Group of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus, in 2018 7.2 mln. cub.m of wood were processed in Belarus; production of woodworking sector grew in 2018 by 14.7 %; overseas sales increased by 31.6 %; while sawnwood sales...

In 2018, Swedish Forest Agency decided on 304 new areas with habitat protection. The decisions included 1,864 hectares of productive forest land, which is 51 per cent more than in 2017. Swedish Forest Agency also signed 120 new nature conservation agreements for a total of...

The increase of delivery prices in Sweden was larger in 2018 than it has been for several years, according to new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. Both sawlog and pulpwood prices increased in the whole country during 2018. Delivery purchase is a method which means that...

The EU’s Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition held its annual conference in Paris on 25th October 2018. The conference highlighted the ongoing work to promote tropical timber in Europe and raised questions about the role of targets for procurement of “certified sustainable” products. Over 55 European organisations were...

Sawlog and pulpwood prices in Sweden rose by 5.5% and 3.4% respectively in the Q3, compared to the Q2 of 2018. The prices are increasing in all of Sweden. The price of sawlog increased the most in the central region with 8.4%, while prices rose by...