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Archives: January 2018

Raute receives order of EUR 23 million from Metsä Wood for its LVL mill

Raute Corporation received from Metsä Wood, the Wood Products Business Area of Metsä Group, orders totaling EUR 23 million.  [...]

Canada starts case at WTO, unless offered a trade deal; US threatens to seize Canadian goods with Chinese softwood imports

Canada has filed a wide-ranging complaint to the World Trade Organization, explaining how the US applies the punitive tarrifs [...]

Belarus plans to organize 3 wood pellet joint ventures with companies in the EU

Belarus wants to organize three joint ventures with European companies, as to manufacture wood pellets together.     [...]

Wood-based panels exports from Guangdong dropped sharply in 2017

Chinese plywood exports from manufacturers in Guangdong Province fell in the first 11 months of 2017 with the largest drop [...]

Central/West Africa: Weaker demand in EU markets keeps logs prices low

Central and West African producers are expressing confidence that the current price stability and steady order volumes for African species [...]

Swedish sawmills to expand production

Valutec is set to deliver three major TC continuous kilns to Västerbotten county in the norhern parts of Sweden [...]

UK softwood lumber imports from Europe not yet impacted by Brexit

UK's softwood lumber imports from the European Union countries haven't been yet affected by Brexit, as shown in [...]

Valutec to deliver two more continuous kilns to Central Europe

Austria's Hasslacher Norica Timber and Germany's Robeta Holzindustrie have chosen Valutec to deliver two continuous lumber kilns.  [...]

Sweden forests with 120 million m3 more hardwoods than 25 years ago

Hardwood volumes in Southern Sweden have went up by approximately 3 million m3 per year, since 1993, making it 120 [...]

Wooden products exports from Vietnam to top $9 billion this year

Vietnam's forestry products exports are forecast to reach $9 billion this year. The value of wood and wooden products [...]