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Archives: January 2017

Overview and forecast for the global wood pellet markets in 2017

The past few years have been challenging for wood pellet producers and pellet production project developers. A temporary plateau in [...]

Effects of 30%+ duties on the Canadian lumber exports to the US

The topic of export duties on Canadian lumber exports to the U.S. is now revving up, given the announcement [...]

Roundwood prices in Lithuania mostly decreased in September

Roundwood prices in Lithuania mostly decreased during September 2016, as compared to the same same month of 2015. The prices [...]

Stora Enso invests in biocomposite granules in Hylte, Sweden

Stora Enso is investing EUR 12 million to build a new production line that will manufacture biocomposite granules at Hylte [...]

Central/West Africa: No recent major price movements for logs and sawnwood

A few minor price changes have been reported but overall, demand is slow but steady in Central/West Africa. With [...]

Positive outlook for the US hardwood flooring market

Hardwood flooring had the second-largest market share after carpet in the US$23.14 billion US floor covering market [...]

Dafeng port now the largest timber processing and trade base in East China

According to local analysts the development of the timber industry around Dafeng Port benefits from competitive advantages in terms of [...]
January 10, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / China / Global

Siempelkamp delivers chipboard plant in Qingdao, China

The Chinese Lian Jiang Huasen Wood Industry Co., Ltd ordered a press line for the production of particleboard for its [...]

Ukraine bans exports of pine logs as of January 2017

Ukraine has completely prohibited exports of any kind of roundwood from the country on January 1, 2017. According to the [...]
January 10, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

Sawlog prices in Europe fell dramatically during Q3/2016

Over the past two years, sawlog prices have fallen more in Europe than in any other region of the world [...]