Archives: March 2015

Teak logs, sawnwood and plywood prices in India

The series of auctions in Central India continued and prices were firmer as buyers were active having refused to participate [...]

Global furniture trade climbs to US$128 billion

The Italy-based furniture industry research association CSIL analysis of world furniture trade, which draws on data from the world [...]

20% more orders for the Italian woodworking industry

The fourth quarter 2014 brought more optimism about the “health” of Italian wood technology. In the final quarter of the [...]

New wood pellet plant in Latvia

Sia Broceni Pellets, a subsidiary of AS Graanul Invest, has acquired 16 hectares of land in the region of Western [...]

Exports of increasing importance for EU furniture manufacturers

While external trade forms only a small part of the EU furniture sector, it is becoming much more relevant to [...]

Interfor acquires 4 sawmills in the US; boosts production capacity by 30%

Interfor announced today it has completed the acquisition of four sawmills from Simpson Lumber Company, LLC, increasing its annual lumber [...]

Metsä reduces production at LVL mills

Metsä Wood will initiate statutory labour negotiations at its Kerto LVL mills in Punkaharju and Lohja in order to adjust [...]

Trade in EU wood furniture rises in 2014

The sharp rise in the EU trade surplus in wooden furniture between 2010 and 2013 came to a halt last [...]

China stops commercial logging in natural forests

President Xi Jinping has signalled that all natural forests should be protected. According to Zhao Shucong, Head of the State [...]
March 1, 2015 Daily News / Global Trends / Forestry / Lumber