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Archives: October 2017

Russian companies announce massive investments in CLT capacities

The capacity of the CLT panels market in Russia is estimated at 130,000-150,000 m2 each year. In [...]

China: Guangdong province the first largest furniture output

According to a 2017 report ‘China’s Wood Furniture Output’ published by the China Business and Industry Academy, in the [...]

Norbord reports 27.6% increase in sales for 3Q/2017

Norbord Inc., one of the main OSB producers in the world, reported sales revenues of USD 578 million in the [...]

Roundwood prices in Sweden on a negative trend

During the third quarter of 2017, roundwood prices in Sweden have mostly decreased among the logs assortments, while pulpwood types [...]

Overview of China’s timber trade in the first half of the year

China's total volume of imported roundwood rose 7.9 per cent, to 25.8 Mn cbm, worth US$4 [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices expected to rise in 2018

Finland’s paper and pulp industry will drive the growth of the national forest industry, a role previously attributable to [...]

Egger starts construction of particleboard plant in Poland

The Austrian wood-based materials company EGGER has officially commenced the construction of particleboard production plant in Biskupiec.   [...]

Lumber prices in the US driven by lighter trading

Framing lumber sales in the US were mixed during last week, while trading was modestly lighter.      [...]

Latest price list for teak, sawnwood and plywood in India

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

Canada-US softwood lumber trade on impasse, West Fraser CEO predicts

The US lumber lobby doesn't want to make any compromise regarding the softwood dispute with Canada. This goes for [...]