Archives: March 2016

Central/West Africa: Global financial weakness but stable demand for timber

Log and lumber prices in Central West Africa are unchanged and this must be one of the longest periods of [...]

German sawn pine lumber exports to China and Egypt collapse

Despite strong shipments to India, the Netherlands and Poland, Germany's sawn pine lumber exports are clearly ranging below the [...]

GD Holz responds to media attacks on EUTR efficiency

Reports issued in the German national newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung stated that the EUTR isn’t effective enough. As a [...]
March 24, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

Europe fights climate change by planting 600,000 ha of forests

Around 600,000 ha of forests will be planted in Europe in the next 5 years. This investment will have [...]
March 24, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

Finland: Log prices in February 2016

Roundwood prices in Finland have generally declined in February 2016 both as compared to January as well as compared to [...]

EU and Ghana met to review VPA

The European Union and the Government of Ghana have met recently to discuss the terms and progress for implementing the [...]
March 24, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Africa / Europe / Global

North American lumber exports to Japan stable in 2015

The total lumber exports from North America to Japan summed to 2,339,457 m3 in 2015, declining only 1 [...]

US: Upgrades at the Seneca sawmill in Eugene are halfway done

The Seneca sawmill's upragde in Eugene, Oregon, is already half completed. The investment rises up to $60 million in [...]

Fensterbau Frontale & Holz-Handwerk 2016: record number of visitors

The twin trade fair event comprising Fensterbau Frontale and Holz-Handwerk has reconfirmed its leading position in the participating industries [...]

Finland: Softwood sawn timber production dips in 2015

The year 2015 was mixed for the Finnish forest industry production. Last year's greatest decrease in production was recorded [...]