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Archives: April 2018

Biggest lumber companies in North America increased production in 2017

The annual Wood Markets’ “Billion Board Foot Club” list of top global lumber companies showed further gains in production by [...]

Increased lumber prices in the US offsets the duties on Canadian softwood

The American lumber consumers are starting to feel the effects of the import duties on Canadian softwood. The strong demand [...]

Weyerhaeuser reaches $269 million net sales in Q1/2018

Weyerhaeuser reported Q1 2018 net earnings of $269 million (+71.3% YoY) on net sales of $1.87 billion (+10 [...]

Graanul Invest will rebuild lines for wood pellet production in Latvia

SIA Graanul Invest has concluded an agreement No. 4.1.1.0/17/A/029 with the Central Finance and [...]

European Parliament supports CO2 cuts as to fulfill Paris climate targets

CO2 emitted by transport, farming, buildings and waste must be cut by 30% across the EU; CO2 emitted and absorbed [...]

Norwegian sawmils invest heavily in expanding lumber production

Three Norwegian sawmils have chosen to invest in lumber kilns from Valutec for a total order value of more than [...]

Overview of the Russian wood based products market

The main wood based products in Russia have met a growing demand once with more favorable export markets in 2017 [...]

Expanded sales of EU tropical wooden furniture but market share drops

There was plenty of tropical wood furniture to be found at the first two big European furniture exhibitions of 2018 [...]

China: Prices of imported sawn timber in January 2018

This index contains the most update prices of logs and lumbers from the Guangdong Yuzhu Timber Market:    [...]

Indian plywood manufacturers raise prices to test market reaction

Indian plywood manufacturers are reporting that prices for peeler logs are trending higher as are chemical prices.    [...]