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Archives: August 2017

Wood pellets’ price in Germany register slight decrease in August

    During August 2017, the price of wood pellets in Germany has already risen slightly in the [...]

Productivity of Brazilian sawnwood industry rises

The sawmilling industry in Brazil accounts for the highest number of companies in the wood based industry sector and production [...]

EU considers future of illegal logging and deforestation policy

During June 2017, two large conferences in Europe addressed policy issues in relation to deforestation and illegal logging. The conferences [...]

China: Redwood companies benefit from government’s strategy

According to Shenzhen Redwood Culture and Art Association the development of Shenzhen redwood products will benefit from the ‘Belt and [...]

Timber companies in Latvia report 7-8% higher turnover in H1/2017

Latvian wood-processing companies united in the industry association Latvijas Koks (Latvian Timber) managed to increase their overall turnover by [...]

Log prices in New Zealand reach record level

Structural log prices in New Zealand have reached new record levels as the local mills have started to compete with [...]

US softwood imports from Germany increase tenfold

US softwood imports from Germany have increased tenfold during the first half of 2017, as the Canadian softwood imports were [...]

Finnish Keitele Timber to increase production up to 1 million m3 per year

Valutec has secured one of its largest deals of all time in the Finnish sawmill market. The Keitele Group chose [...]

Slow lumber market in the US affected prices last week

The slow trading pace in framing lumber markets in the US during last week has led to sloppy pricing at [...]

Mexico becomes relevant market for the Italian furniture exports

During the first two months of 2017, Italy has increased its furniture exports by 2.6%, as compared to the [...]