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Only marginal increase in EU tropical sawn imports

EU imports of tropical sawn increased by 2% to 810,900 cu.m in the first nine months of 2016 [...]

Chinese timber market prices in September-October 2016

This index contains the most update timber prices of selected 2 main distribution centres of imported logs and lumber in [...]

First CLT building to be built in New York

Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) construction, an economically and environmentally conscious alternative to steel and concrete construction, is being introduced in [...]

Brazil: Amazon deforestation increased by 29% last year, report shows

Deforestation in the world’s largest rainforest jumped 29 percent over last year, representing a sharp increase over the historically [...]
December 6, 2016 Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Global

US NAHB sustains that import tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber might affect US consumers

The imposition of import tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber will place a heavy burden on consumers and U.S. workers [...]

LIGNA 2017 focuses on renewable energy solutions

The wood industry uses a lot of energy. It also produces a lot of renewable fuel in the form of [...]

European Commission proposes new system for forest biomass sustainability

Last week, the European Commission presented a proposal for new sustainability criteria for forest biomass, as a part of the [...]

Forest property prices fluctuations in Sweden might cause an overheated market

The forests price in Sweden differs very much depending on the region of the country. For example, buyers pay twice [...]
December 6, 2016 Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Europe / Global

Välinge to launch major patent infringement lawsuit in USA against sales of LVT and WPC flooring products

Välinge has filed an action for patent infringement in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware [...]

Slowing pace of EU tropical timber imports

EU imports of tropical timber products increased sharply between January and May this year, but slowed again in the four [...]