Archives: October 2015

Finland: Roundwood trade expected to pick up next year

The drop in Finland’s sawnwood production this year will have an effect on domestic roundwood removals and trade. The [...]

Should EU stop support for biomass subsidies?

As bioenergy hits 60 per cent of the renewable energy consumed in the EU, a new briefing by forest NGO [...]

US wants to continue the Softwood Lumber Agreement

After nine years, on October 12, the Softwood Lumber Agreement between US and Canada has expired. The Softwood Lumber Agreement [...]

Lower sales for Stora Enso’s Wood Products division

For the third quarter of 2015, Stora Enso reported lower sales in its Wood Products division. Sales declined both as [...]

One new EUTR monitoring organization

Last week, the European Commission appointed another Monitoring Organisation (MO). The Commission recognised the Spanish organisation AENOR (Asociación Espa [...]
October 23, 2015 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

Stable prices for wood pellets in Austria

In October, the price of Austrian wood pellets is still below the 230 euro mark. This trend started in April [...]

US is still the main wood pellet supplier to the EU

EU imports of wood pellets from the United States showed no signs of slowing in the first seven months of [...]

Finnish sawlog prices drop

Throughout the summer the average price for pine and spruce sawlogs in Finland went up, while birch sawlogs price declined [...]

Södra to close hardwood sawmill

Södra will initiate negotiations with trade unions with the intention of closing the hardwood sawmill in Traryd, Sweden. Just [...]

Data on first half Malaysian wood products exports

The Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) reported timber sector exports of RM10.46 billion (approx. US$ 3.77 billion) in [...]