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Global forestry sector corruption costs $29 billion annually, Interpol report shows

Interpol has recently released a report on the scale of corruption in the global forestry sector. The report also highlights [...]
December 12, 2016 Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Global

Lumber prices in US rise at the beginning of December

Framing lumber sales got to moderate from the strong finish last week. Yet, the prices held firm purchases.   [...]

US export duties on Canadian lumber forecast to cause market chaos

U.S. duties on Canadian lumber exports to the U.S. are expected to cause short-term chaos after they [...]

Highland Pellets opened 600,000 t wood pellet plant in Arkansas

Highland Pellet’s 600,000 metric-ton wood pellet plant in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, is officially open and undergoing commissioning [...]

IMA Klessmann GmbH expands production capacity in Lubbecke, Germany

IMA Klessmann GmbH started construction of an additional production hall in October. The new production facilities, with a total area [...]

Spruce logs prices stable in Northern Germany

In northern Germany, prices for spruce logs (Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) remained stable in the fourth quarter. The [...]

Italy imports more tropical timber despite economic problems

Imports of tropical timber products into Italy have made gains in 2016 despite the country’s continuing economic problems.  [...]

Sustainable Forest Biomass in the light of COP21 (Paris) conference at the European Parliament

On the 1st of December, the EOS Secretariat has participated in the conference Sustainable Forest Biomass in the light of [...]

German furniture trade forecast to reach EUR 28 billion turnover in 2016

BVDM, the association of German furniture, kitchen and interior finishing dealers, expects a EUR 28 billion net turnover (excluding VAT [...]

Softwood timber prices in Austria stable in December

Prices of softwood timber in Austria were at a stable level in December 2016. Only the price of reserve squared [...]