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Archives: July 2017

Export log prices in New Zealand have weakened in July

New Zealand export log prices mostly declined over the past month, due to the fact that the gain in the [...]

Wood pellets price in Austria on the rise in July

The price for EN plus A1 wood pellets in Austria reached an average of EUR 227.2/tonne, which represents [...]

Södra Wood division increases its profits in the Q2/2017

    Södra’s timber division recorded a sharp profits increase in the second quarter of 2017 [...]

20,000 plus FLEGT licenses issued in Indonesia

Since the launch of the FLEGT Indonesia license scheme on November 15, 2016 Indonesia has issued 20,778 licenses for [...]

Tropical wood continues to lose share in European flooring market

European consumption of real wood flooring (i.e. excluding laminates) remains flat and the role of tropical timber in this [...]

Wood pellets demand in co-firing to increase in the next decade

    By the end of 2027, approximately 35% of the global wood pellets sales will be accounted [...]

Egger plans to build a wood-based materials plant in the US

During an official meeting with the Governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper, and representatives of local authorities, which took place [...]

Rising wood pellet production in the US

The US pellet plants have produced a total of 1,727 million tonnes of pellets during the first quarter of [...]

Japan’s Sumitomo acquires stake in Canadian wood pellet producer

Sumitomo Corporation has acquired 47.6% of the shares of the wood pellet manufacturer Pacific BioEnergy Corporation and made its [...]

US lumber prices on the rise through the end of July

Framing lumber prices went through strong increases in most species for a second consecutive week starting July 21st, in spite [...]