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Archives: September 2016

Latest trends for Japanese office, kitchen and bedroom furniture imports

Japan’s first half 2016 wooden office furniture (HS 940330) imports were down around 10% from the first half in [...]

Price list for teak logs, sawnwood and plywood in India

Plantation teak prices    Plantation teak imports have risen to meet growing domestic demand and this has [...]

Gambia announces ban on timber imports; a move that aims to block rosewood exports to China from Senegal

Gambia on Tuesday announced a ban on importing timber after years of accusations from neighbouring Senegal that it profits from [...]
September 28, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Sawmilling / Africa / China / Global

Alberta points attention to China if softwood lumber deal fails

Alberta’s Minister of Economic Development and Trade told the Alberta Forestry Products Association that the province's lumber industry [...]

New Zealand export log prices start to recover in September

Export log prices in New Zealand recovered in September, after an eight-month low, due to the demand, shipping rates [...]

Graanul Invest’s Estonian wood pellet plants apply for SBP certification

Graanul Invest informed that the company’s Imavere and Ebavere wood pellet plants in Estonia are applying for SBP certification [...]

Canadian West Fraser charged with environmental safety issues by Alberta government

The government in Alberta has recently charged a pulp mill in the region with several offences, under the Environmental Protection [...]

Moelven to expand log sorting facility at its 300,000 m3/year Swedish sawmill

Norwegian sawmilling group Moelven Industrier ASA is undertaking a SEK16 million (EUR 1,65 million) expansion and renovation of the [...]

Valutec delivers timber kilns to Voma and Westas Pihlava in Finland

Valutec has won contracts to supply timber kilns to two sawmills in western Finland, namely Voma Oy and Westas Pihlava [...]

China and Brazil, the largest suppliers of plywood to the UK

China and Brazil dominate the supply of plywood to the UK, accounting for around three-quarters of the total volume [...]