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Archives: 2015

German wood pellets slightly more expensive

In February, the average price of wood pellets has increased by just under EUR 1 per ton more than in [...]

Kährs Group buys part of Croatian Pozgaj Flooring

Kährs Group announced it acquires part of recently formed Croatian Pozgaj Flooring to strengthen the supply footprint.   [...]

Japan: Forecast for wood products imports in 2015

The Japan Lumber Importers Association and relating divisions came up with demand forecast of major import wood products for 2015 [...]

Switzerland: Price of wood pellets under currency pressures

The monetary shock which occured last month has marked the pellet market. The sudden appreciation of the Swiss franc against [...]

Plywood made in China facing EUTR sanctions in UK

A number of UK Chinese plywood companies are facing sanctions under the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) following an official investigation [...]
February 10, 2015 Daily News / Wood-based panels / China / Europe / Global

Södra expands sawn timber deliveries to the United States

Södra seeks to increase deliveries to the United States in the spring of 2015, as demand for wood products [...]

Asia: A major cause for dropping North American sawlog prices

Sawlog prices were generally lower in the 3Q/14 than in the same quarter in 2013 in most of the [...]

Belgium is still an important tropical wood transit country

In the first ten months of 2014, the volume of tropical wood product imports into Belgium fell very slightly (-0 [...]
February 5, 2015 Daily News / Global Trends / Lumber / Sawmilling

Stora Enso invests in wooden building element production

Stora Enso is investing EUR 43 million in a new production line for wooden building elements located in Varkaus, Finland [...]

Tembec invests US$50 million in Ontario sawmill

Tembec plans to invest about $50 million over the next five years to upgrade its Ontario sawmills, but will put [...]