Poland is taken to Court for logging

The EU Commission is bringing legal action against Poland in the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) because of the timber harvesting activities in the Bialowieza National Park. The Commission will also be asking the Court to stop logging immediately with the help of a writ of injunction.

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Estonia: Logging increases by 10% in 2016

A total volume of 13.819m m³ roundwood was logged in Estonia in 2016; this shows a 10% increase in comparison with the previous year. In accordance with the information from the Estonian statistics authority, the logging volume in private forests increased on average by 12% to 9.204m m³.

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Slovenia: increased value of purchased roundwood in January

Purchased roundwood from Slovenia’s private owners in January 2017 was worth Euro 5.2 million, which is lower by more than 18% compared to the previous month (mainly because of the lower volumes of purchased wood), in accordance with the information of the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia.

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