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Archives: March 2016

China tropical sawnwood imports up 15%; purchase prices fall

Chinese tropical sawnwood imports in 2015 totalled 4.77 million cubic metres, accounting for 18% of the national total and [...]

Södra reports marked increase in bioenergy products exports

Södra's bioenergy production is growing, and more and more agreements are being signed. Exports of energy products are [...]

Greenpeace: Illegal timber from Cameroon’s rainforests landing in Chinese ports

Greenpeace is conducting an investigation on a log supplier from Cameroon, which, apparently, is illegally cutting wood from the African [...]
March 22, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Africa / China / Europe / Global

France: Worries on massive log exports to Asia

The log exports from France gathers 15% of the national forest’s assets. Yet, it provides only 3% added value [...]

Austrian Binderholz expands in Finland

Binderholz Group, one of the largest manufacturers of solid wood products in Europe, has now expanded its production in Northern [...]

130 companies interested in buying German Pellets

130 companies have shown their interest in buying the insolvent German Pellets GmbH. They sent their requests to Bettina Schmudde [...]

Italian woodworking giants, SCM&Biesse, achieve considerable growth in 2015

Italian woodworking machinery giants have reported a considerable growth in 2015. One of the giants of the industry, the SCM [...]

21 March celebrates the International Day of Forests

On 21 March we celebrate the International Day of Forests. This event creates an excellent opportunity to bring multiple forest [...]
March 21, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Global

Price of Austrian wood pellets drops in March

In March 2016, the price of wood pellets in Austria dropped slightly. Moreover, the price is well below the same [...]

Lower US sawn hardwood imports at start of 2016

US imports of all sawn hardwood fell one third from December 2015 to January 2016. 53,221 cu.m. of [...]