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Archives: June 2016

British wood industry overwhelmingly in favour of remaining in the European Union

With just a few days before the UK referendum, it seems that the British wood industry is clear about wanting [...]

US lumber prices fall in mid June

There have been no significant softwood lumber sales in the US during the middle of June. Traders have thus tried [...]

Austria: Softwood lumber prices in June 2016

In June, softwood lumber prices in Austria have registered some mixed developments. Compared with May, edged boards and squared timber [...]

Downward price trend for wood pellets in Germany

In June 2016, the price of wood pellets in Germany stood at EUR 225.01/tonne. The price decreased by [...]

Inter Ikea Group to acquire Ikea production activities

The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of parts of INGKA Holding by Inter IKEA [...]

No quotas for Canadian lumber exports to US, says BC Premier

During a meeting of the Chamber of Commerce in Quesnel, Canada, the BC Premier, Christy Clark, spoke about the need [...]

EU veneer market showing signs of recovery

Preliminary analysis of Eurostat data indicates that the European veneer market, which was in decline between 2010 and 2014, staged [...]

The European parquet market shows signs of general improvement

The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry met recently and discussed amongst others both the [...]

Forecast: Canadian housing market expected to cool in 2016 and 2017

The Canadian housing market is expected to moderate over the next two years, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) said [...]

Stora Enso inaugurates €800 million Beihai mill in China

Stora Enso inaugurates its new consumer board mill in Beihai, China. The mill started up in May and it is [...]