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Archives: March 2018

New Zealand’s XLam to start CLT production at site in Australia

New Zealand wood products manufacturer XLam started manufacturing Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) panels at its Wodonga site in Australia.  [...]

Brazil: Exports of wood products rise sharply at the beginning of the year

In January 2018, Brazilian exports of wood products (except pulp and paper) increased 28.8% in value compared to January [...]

Germany: Uneven price movements for wood products in January

Producer prices for wood products in Germany registered uneven movements in January 2018. The great part of the products became [...]

UK pledges to retain FLEGT commitment after Brexit

In relation to policy initiatives like FLEGT, the decline in the relative significance of the EU as an importer of [...]
March 8, 2018 Daily News / Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

Austrian softwood lumber more expensive in January

In January, prices of softwood lumber in Austria have increased for almost all assortments as compared to December. However, if [...]

Strong growth in US wooden furniture imports from Vietnam and India

The U.S. imported US$18.5 billion worth of wooden furniture in 2017, 11% more than in 2016. Imports [...]

EU wood products exports at record level; imports continue recovery in 2017

In 2017, the EU exported wood products with a total value of Euro 21.8 billion, 5% more than in [...]

Timber company in the UK fined under EUTR

    UK's Hardwood Dimensions (Holdings) Ltd was fined  £4,000 for breaching regulations prohibiting the importing [...]

Russia: Drop in softwood logs exports in China in 2017; hardwood deliveries up 23%

In 2017, China reduced the Russian roundwood imports by 0.8% and increased the purchases of hardwood by 23%.  [...]

Roseburg plans to purchase Pembroke MDF facilities in Ontario, Canada

Oregon-based Roseburg Forest Products recently reached an agreement in principle with Pembroke MDF, Inc. to purchase Pembroke’s medium [...]