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Archives: October 2016

India: Domestic prices for teak logs; prices for imported sawnwood and plywood

Plantation teak prices    Demand for teak has improved and some shippers have changed the prices for [...]

Booming European softwood logs exports to China

      During January-July 2016, the volume of the softwood logs exports from the European [...]

Chicago might host world’s tallest timber tower

Chicago could be the city hosting the world’s tallest timber tower if a new conceptual design for an 80 [...]

FLEGT licenses fine, but success in the market depends on quality, shipment and price

FLEGT Licensing gives a green lane through the EUTR due diligence procedures, the economic advantages of developing a single unified [...]

Lenzing Group to invest EUR 100 million in Austrian and Czech mills

The Lenzing Group will expand and modernize its existing dissolving wood pulp production at the sites in Lenzing, Austria, and [...]

Forecast: Finnish sawnwood exports forecast to reach 8.5 million m3 in 2016; oversupply to push prices lower

The Finnish forest industry’s production and export volumes, except for paper, will increase over last year’s. Demand is [...]

Russian timber giants plan forest industry cluster in Russia’s Far East

The government of the Khabarovsk Territory, OOO Management Company RFP Group and OOO Asia Les met at the second Eastern [...]

Video: Dong Energy power station switches from coal to wood pellets

Dong Energy has completed the EUR 174 million conversion of one of its power stations, which will now use wood [...]

Germany’s wood industry achieved a considerable growth in the first half of the year

The German wood industry looks back on a successful first half-year 2016. Compared to the same period of the [...]

Forests exploitation and wood processing industry below levels in Romania, study shows

The forest areas available for exploitation in Romania have decreased by 18% since 1990. At the end of 2015, the [...]