Archives: November 2014

Estonia keeps roundwood prices stable in September

Prices for almost all roundwood assortments in Estonia are stable in September 2014 both as compared to August, as well [...]

Latvijas Finieris builds new veneer mill in Kurzeme

The joint-stock plywood maker Latvijas Finieris is planning to start construction of a new veneer production facility in Kurzeme [...]

Russia: Growth of softwood lumber exports, while prices fall

Russian softwood lumber exports in the first nine months of 2014 grew by 8% to 16.3 million m3, Whatwood [...]

US: Lumber prices start to fall

In a very sluggish European context, softwood sawmills in the Euro zone (including British) would have liked to see in [...]

Turkey sends two major orders to Siempelkamp

In August and September 2014 the machine and plant builder Siempelkamp was once again able to record two important sales [...]

Finland: Metsä Group sells sawn timber upgrading business

Metsä Group's parent company Metsäliitto Cooperative agreed on 13 November 2014 on the sale of the fixed assets [...]

Impilakhti sawmill in Russia to be expanded by Stora Enso

A delegation of the Stora Enso company recently held a work meeting with Oleg Gromov, first deputy head of Karelia [...]

China’s log production nearly doubles in 10 years

Up until 1998 the main focus of government policy was timber production in support of national economic development but 1998 [...]

Redwood market declines in China

According to timber traders in Dacheng County, Hebei China's redwood market is in crisis. Demand for redwood furniture has [...]

Wood market sensitive to supply levels in China

With Q4 well underway all eyes remain on China where without doubt there is an economic slowdown ongoing, says an [...]