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Archives: June 2017

European parquet market steadily improving

After a long period of a challenging market situation for the European parquet producers, the positive indicators of the recent [...]

Improving competitive environment for US wood flooring manufacturers

Imported wood flooring (engineered and solid) lost US market share in 2016 and the underlying reasons present an opportunity for [...]

Scanbio invests in wood pellet capacity expansion in Sweden

Scandbio AB plans to invest SEK 1 million (EUR 102,400) in capacity expansion at its Norberg wood pellet mill [...]

Finnish forest industry investments increased by 22% in 2016

Investments of Finnish forest industry increased by 22 percent last year, reaching the amount of EUR 948 million.   [...]

India: plywood, laminates and veneer companies stay strong, especially with the GST boost

The share price of plywood, laminates and decorative veneer companies in India has gained traction, despite a sluggish growth in [...]

Lumber prices in the US hold stable during last week

Framing lumber markets were mixed during last week in the US. There was a strengthening trend in western and Canadian [...]

Latest prices for Indian teak logs, sawnwood and plywood

The price list for teak, sawnwood and plywood between 1-15 June, 2017.    Plantation teak prices [...]

Belarus: Logs export ban pushes up softwood lumber shipments to the EU countries

The softwood lumber exports from Belarus to the European Union countries have increased during the first quarter of 2017, by [...]

Huge Chinese investments in Gabon’s timber industry

Yihua Enterprise (Group) Co Ltd announced that is going to expand its  business in Africa with a $1 billion investment [...]

Russia: Production of wood pellets expected to rise sharply by 2025

While Russia’s wood pellet production is relatively young, it accounts for a six percent share of world wood pellet [...]