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Archives: 2015

Swedish lumber exports up 27%

In the first half of 2015, Sweden has exported about 6,7 million cubic meters of sawn and planed softwood [...]

Lowest level in five years for Chinese timber imports

China imported softwood logs and lumber valued at just over 500 million dollars during the month of August this year [...]

Important changes in US hardwood production and sales

During this year's International Hardwood Conference (IHC) held in Copenhagen from 16-18 September, Mike Snow, Executive Director of [...]

Swedish sawlog prices decreased in Q2

The second quarter of 2015 shows decreasing sawlog prices in Sweden after a consistent surge in the first quarter. Pine [...]

Norvik cuts lumber production at Broakulla sawmill

Due to the deteriorating market situation Jarl Timber (a part of Norvik Timber) will cut lumber production at its plant [...]

China dominates the international hardwood timber trade

The International Hardwood Conference (IHC) held in Copenhagen from 16-18 September identified access to raw materials, changes in global [...]

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 [...]