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Sweden’s wood pellet production over 1.7 million tonnes in 2016

Wood pellet production in Sweden increased by 4.6 percent in 2016 compared to 2015. Production stood at 1 738 [...]

Södra and Kährs Group to enter new oak partnership

Södra and Kährs Group have signed a multi-year sales contract for oak logs from Södra’s [...]

France: Expobois 2018 to be cancelled

The French machinery and production engineering association SYMOP (Syndicat des Machines et Technologies de Production) has made a joint decision [...]

Roundwood prices in Sweden on the rise in the Q4/2016

In the fourth quarter of 2016, the Swedish roundwood prices mostly increased, as compared to the Q3, but have decreased [...]

Good 2017 start for US hardwood exports to South-East Asia and China

Exports of US hardwood to South-East Asia and Greater China markets kept up the momentum in the first month [...]

Wood pellets production in Austria reaches record level in 2016

With 1,07 million tonnes of production, the domestic pellet industry in Austria set a new record last year.  Domestic [...]

Finland sees great increase in roundwood use

The increasing use of roundwood by the forest industry in Finland has led to an increase in fellings in the [...]

Germany: Sales of woodworking machinery close to pre-crisis levels

During 2016, the German manufacturers of woodworking machines recorded an 11% increase in sales. The production in the country was [...]

Vietnam’s wood exports reach 17.1% increase during Q1/2017

During the Q1/2017, Vietnam's exports of wood and wooden products amounted to $1.78 billion, an yoy increase [...]