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Archives: January 2017

Price of Austrian wood pellets continue to rise at the beginning of the year

The price for Enplus A1 pellets in Austria got to an average of EUR 229.9 per tonne, or 4 [...]

China: Imports of softwood logs & lumber rebound in 2016 on high demand for wood products

China's imports of logs and lumber have rebounded strongly in 2016, from the slowdown in 2015. Also, softwood lumber [...]

Brazil low wood fiber costs attracts investment in pulp production capacity

The export market for pulp produced in Brazil has become increasingly important for the pulp sector with the export share [...]

Kronospan invests EUR 21 million in expanding particleboard and MDF production capacity in Bulgaria

Kronospan will invest EUR 21.8 million in expanding the production capacity of its facilities in Bulgaria. The Austrian manufacturer [...]

Finnish roundwood prices on the way up at the end of 2016

The prices for roundwood in Finland increased in December 2016 over the same period of last year.    [...]

Lumber prices in the US face sloppy start of 2017

Many framing lumber traders started the year at a disappointing level, due to the wintry weather. Moreover, the uncertainty surrounding [...]

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood prices (1-15 January 2017)        [...]

Domotex 2017: Fresh wind in the sails of the global wood flooring industry

After four action-packed days, DOMOTEX 2017 drew to a close, chalking up considerable growth in terms of its exhibitor [...]

Kronospan plans expansion in Belarus

Belarus plans to carry out new projects together with Kronospan Group, with the Austrian company planning to invest up to [...]

Titan Group’s sawmill Leszavod 25 increased production in 2016

Titan Group’s Leszavod 25 (Sawmill 25) increased sawing volume to 1,158 thousand m3, which represents 2% increase to [...]