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Archives: April 2016

Rise in US tropical sawnwood imports

US imports of sawn hardwood recovered in February following the steep but brief decline in the previous months. Temperate and [...]

Helen Ltd builds the largest pellet heating plant in Finland

Finnish utility Helen Ltd reported plans for building a pellet-fired heating plant, with fuel capacity of about 100 MW [...]

70% increase in Brazilian wood-based panel exports

According to the Brazilian Tree Industry Association (IBÁ), the volume of wood-based panels exported from Brazil in the first [...]

US lumber prices stable last week

Price trends in US framing lumber were mixed last week. Southern Pine was the primary exception to a wider weakening [...]

EU and Indonesia agree on FLEGT licensing

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo, together with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and European Council President Donald Tusk agreed [...]

Rising North American structural panel production and consumption

North American structural panel production and apparent consumption increased by 3.1% and 3.4% in the Q1 of 2016 [...]

EU: Tropical wood imports recover in France and Benelux countries

The rise in EU tropical sawn hardwood imports was owing to recovery of demand in the three largest importing markets [...]

Price of wood pellets in Austria drops by €10/t in April

In April 2016, the price of wood pellets in Austria continued to drop compared to the previous month. Moreover, the [...]

Setra announces lower profits for Q1/2016

The Swedish wood products company Setra has registered lower earnings in their Q1 2016, compared to the same period in [...]

F&W buys London-based O.C.S. Group Ltd.’s forestry and land subsidiaries

F&W Forestry Services, Inc. announced today that it has acquired London-based O.C.S. Group Ltd.’s [...]