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Archives: February 2017

Indonesia makes big impact at IMM Furniture Fair

Like the Domotex show held in Hanover earlier in the month, the IMM Furniture Fair in Cologne between 16 and [...]

Metsä Wood fell in sales revenue, but boosted Kerto LVL deliveries during Q4/2016

Finnish Metsä Group recently released its fourth quarter results and the “Metsä Wood” division's sales revenue fell by 1 [...]

Wood pellets price in Germany rises due to sawdust shortage

    A higher demand for wood pellets went to a price increase of 4.7% in Germany [...]

Brazilian wood industry concerned over revised timber transport control system

In Brazil a Forest Products Trade and Transport System (SISFLORA) is used to monitor and control the transport of forest [...]
February 20, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Global / South America

Sharp drop in John Deere’s forestry equipment sales; outlook positive

For the first financial quarter ended January 29, worldwide net sales of John Deere increased 2 percent, to $5.625 [...]

Wood pellets price in Austria increased 3.7% in February

Enplus A1 pellets' price in Austria got to an average of EUR 238.5 per tonne, or 4.87 Cent [...]

Wooden furniture trade in Europe growing slowly

EU trade in wood furniture has been rising slowly since December 2013. This is due partly to improving consumption of [...]

China increased log imports by almost 10% during 2016

China imported 48,724,700 cubic meters of logs during the whole year 2016. This represents a 9.33% increase [...]

Rumours of 20% log export tax in Cameroon

Rumours have surfaced again on a likely 20% export tax on log exports in Cameroon. This could have implications for [...]
February 20, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Africa / Europe

Canadian lumber exports to China fell 10% in 2016

In 2016, Canada exported a total of 29.2775 million cubic meters of softwood lumber, compared with the 2015 annual [...]