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Archives: December 2017

Indonesian forestry ministry plans to allow log exports

Bambang Hendroyono, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK), has said the decision to allow plantation [...]

John Deere reports booming sales in construction and forestry segment

For the fourth quarter ended October 29, worldwide net sales of John Deere registered a 23 percent rise, to $8 [...]

Russia might limit the exports of roundwood

Moscow is currently considering to adopt a new legislation to limit the export of roundwood and also introduce a quota [...]

Gabon has the potential to become a world leader in certified tropical timber production

Gabon has developed an industrial strategy aimed at managing timber stocks sustainedly, as the country further plans to become a [...]

US imports 71% more softwood lumber from EU countries

The US has imported 71% more softwood lumber from the European Union countries during January-September 2017, as compared to [...]

Belarus softwood lumber exports to the EU up by 50%; following roundwood export ban

Softwood lumber exports from Belarus to the European Union countries have went up during January - September 2017, by 47%, to [...]

US trade commission rules against Canada on softwood lumber imports

The Canadian federal government will defend Canada's softwood lumber industry in the softwood lumber trade and after the US [...]

Chinese company to invest $1.5 billion in a pulpmill in Russia’s Far East

On November 28, 2017, Investment Agency of the Far East and China Paper has signed a Memorandum of understanding to [...]

Romania firewood prices went up by 250% during 2011-2017

Prices for firewood in Romania increased by 250% during 2011-2017, to RON 300/m3. Yet, there are maximum prices [...]

Turkish furniture sector producing foreign trade surplus for the last 13 years

The Turkish furniture sector has been producing a foreign trade surplus for the last 13 years and is expected to [...]