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Archives: February 2016

Log trade in the Baltics falls on lower Finnish and Swedish demand

After reaching a record high in 2014, log trade in the Baltic Sea fell by 10% in 2015. Most of [...]

Brazil: Wood products exports at highest level since 2008

Despite an uninspiring year, Brazil’s 2015 exports of wood products matched that of 2007. In the case of pine [...]

DOMOTEX 2016-A successful event for the flooring industry

With 1,441 exhibitors from 59 countries and 45,000 trade visitors from more than 100 nations, DOMOTEX delivered fresh [...]

Metsä: Vilpulla and Svir sawmills reported record production in 2015

Metsä's Vilpulla and Svir sawmills have set new production records in 2015. The new annual production record for Vilppula [...]

Canada looking for new markets for low grade sawn softwood

The decline in Canada’s sawnwood exports to China has sent sawmills looking for alternative export markets. Possible candidates to [...]

Japan: Demand projection of imported wood products in 2016

The Timber Supply and Demand Conference of Japan, which is formed by five groups of imported wood products, came up [...]

Australia allows eight storyes timber buildings

Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) will help the local industry allow timber construction in taller structures. This comes after [...]

Pellet production faces slight increase in Germany

Germany’s pellet market had a difficult year because of the heavy prices decrease on the oil market, according to [...]

UPM’s Q4 reports 2% sale increase in 2015

UPM’s 4Q sales grew 2% in 2015, compared to 2014. The company’s press release showed that in 2015 [...]

Brazilian Coalition proposes improved transparency to tackle illegal logging

Low impact and verified legal harvesting of Brazilian native forests can strengthen the tropical timber market and through this provide [...]
February 2, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / South America