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Archives: September 2015

Brazil: Current prices for logs, sawnwood and plywood

      Brazilian logs, mill yard, domestic  US$ per m3     [...]

China to increase wood construction

China is committed to increasing the use of wood in future construction, as set out in a directive signed by [...]

Chinese company Fenglin to build massive wood-processing plant in New Zealand

A Chinese company plans to invest US$250 million to build a massive wood-processing plant in New Zealand. Fenglin [...]

Global prices for hardwood chips down 14%

Prices for hardwood chips traded overseas have been in steady decline since November 2011. In less than four years, the [...]

The German wood industry reports slowdown in growth

The German wood industry recorded in the first half of the year a slight increase in sales of 1.2 [...]

US softwood lumber shipments to China down 50%

In the first half of 2015, US softwood lumber exports to China dropped nearly 50% to 247,290 cubic metres [...]

Italian woodworking sector sees 15.9% international demand growth

In the second quarter 2015, Italian woodworking technology orders have increased, as further evidence of the positive trend that characterized [...]

Slight increase for wood pellets prices in Switzerland

In September, the retail price for ENplus A1 wood pellets in Switzerland is slightly higher than the previous month. The [...]

Tolko cuts sawmill production due to low Chinese demand

Tolko Industries Ltd. decided to reduce the operating footprint of their Quest Wood lumber mill, due to continued market challenges [...]