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Archives: August 2016

Ghana: Encouraging May wood products export figures

The export of Ghana’s wood products in May 2016 yielded euro 18,755,766 from a volume of 33 [...]

Roundwood prices in Estonia mostly down in June

The prices for roundwood in Estonia decreased during June 2016, as compared to the same month of 2015.   [...]

Germany: Prices for wood products lower than last year

The German producer price index for wood products in August shows an increasing number of products whose price has fallen [...]

Indian gurjan plywood facing tough competition

Indian plywood manufactured by small and medium sized plants in the so-called ‘unorganised plywood sector’ is facing tough competition [...]

Weyerhaeuser closes its lumber and plywood mills in Columbia Falls next week

Weyerhaeuser Company commences the shutdown of its lumber and plywood mills in Columbia Falls next week.     [...]

Austria: Softwood lumber prices stable in August

Softwood lumber prices in Austria were stable in August, with the levels of July mostly maintained. Edged boards and squared [...]

Metsä Board closes wallpaper base machine in Kyro, Finland

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is planning to close down its wallpaper base machine PM3 and discontinue its loss [...]

Sweden: Softwood lumber exports drop sharply in January-May 2016

In the first five months of 2016, Sweden has exported about 5 million cubic meters of softwood lumber. This represents [...]

Sawn softwood production rising in Finland

Finland's sawn softwood production increased by 5 percent in the first half of the year, jumping to a total [...]

Metsä Wood increased its profits during first half of 2016

Finnish Metsä Wood increased its profits in January-June of 2016, compared to the same period last year.   [...]