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Archives: November 2017

UK: Currency devaluation and Brexit likely to negatively impact softwood imports in 2018

A slowdown in the softwood imports in the UK is forecast for 2018. Growth is expected to slump to just [...]

Logging ban in Chinese forests to boom demand for foreign logs

A ban on commercial logging natural forests in China will likely improve the country's demand for foreign logs. Even [...]

US architects and designers lack knowledge on endangered species

Many US architects and designers have limited knowledge of endangered and threatened wood species and often do not know which [...]

UK: Pressure mounts for imports of certified timber

The pressure on UK importers to purchase only certified material is mounting. Many of the UK’s largest timber distributors [...]

Excellent period for the Italian woodworking technology

The Italian woodworking technology has registered very good results for the second quarter of 2017, along with significant growth rates [...]

Lumber prices in the US slowed down during November

Framing lumber prices and sales in the US quietened last week after a period during which traders cited seasonal factors [...]

Wood pellets price in Germany slightly grows during November

Wood pellets price in Germany has slightly increased during November 2017, due to the weather conditions.      [...]

Canfor evaluates possibility of building a large sawmill in the US Southeast

Canfor is evaluating a 250 mmbf greenfield sawmill in the US Southeast region and also announced a new organic capital [...]

Södra’s completes investment in Långasjö sawmill; production up by 30%

Södra’s investment of SEK 100 million in Långasjö has now been completed. The investment means that a [...]

The value of Russian softwood lumber exports went up by 22.72%

Following the results of the first nine months of 2017, Russia again increased the export of softwood lumber, both in [...]