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Archives: January 2017

France: Latest hardwood and softwood lumber prices

FRANCE LUMBER PRICES for the 3rd quarter 2016            Prices 2016 [...]

New protectionist US administration could harm BC’s forestry industry

Canada's Premier, Christy Clark, is urging the government to find new markets outside the United States for its softwood [...]

UK: Hadleigh Timber has acquired Timbmet

Timbmet, the timber supplier and processor, has been recently acquired by Hadleigh Timber, owner of Meyer Timber.    [...]

Finnish Logset Oy expands dealer network in Russia

Logset Oy, the Finnish forest machine manufacturer, plans to expand its dealer network in Russia. The company has already made [...]

Setra reports 4.1% lower net sales for 2016

Wood products company Setra reported an operating profit of SEK 153 million (USD 17.3 million) for the full year [...]

European parquet market reports progress in 2016

According to the first estimates of FEP (European Federation of the Parquet Industry) for the year which just ended, the [...]

Ipe leading growth in tropical US sawnwood imports

US imports of temperate and tropical sawn hardwood grew 11% in November to 70,376 cu.m. The value of [...]

Central/West Africa: Sawnwood versus logs – is sawnwood gaining in China and India?

As could be expected there were no price changes over the New Year holiday period. Exporters report that EU markets [...]

Global wood products production in its sixth consecutive year of growth

All major wood products global production increased for the sixth consecutive year in 2015, while trade in wood products decreased [...]

20% more European sawn beech timber exported to China

Beech sawn timber exports from Europe to China have increased by 20% during January-October 2016.     [...]