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Archives: May 2018

Bergs Timber completes acquisition of Norvik Timber Industries’ in the Baltics; almost doubles sawmill capacity

Bergs Timber announces that all conditions for the company’s acquisition of Norvik’s wood products in the Baltic countries [...]

India: Trade in some dalbergia species resumes

As a result of active intervention by the Indian Ministry of Commerce and the Forest Department a resumption of trade [...]

Protests in Europe against oak exports

One prized timber has been the object of protests on the Champs Élysées, a free trade legal challenge by [...]

China: Sawnwood imports rise by 5% in Q1/2018

China’s sawnwood imports reached 8.29 million cubic metres in the first three months of 2018, up five per [...]

Canadian wood pellets promoted in Italy

    The Wood Pellet Association of Canada has participated on a wood pellet trade mission to Italy [...]

US lumber prices head to record-highs, due to tight supply and trade tariffs

The US lumber market is ready to boom, with futures rising to another record on the 14th of May, due [...]

Austrian Hasslacher Group invests EUR 30 million in Preding sawmill expansion

The Hasslacher Group plans to invest EUR 30 million in the expansion of its site in Preding, Austria. The company [...]

World bank expects rising wood logs prices in Africa and SE Asia

The World Bank reconsidered forecast for logs and sawnwood in the recently updated Commodity Markets Outlook.     [...]

China and Eastern European countries boost cooperation in forestry

China, together with the Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries, have decided to invest even more in their cooperation regarding [...]

Södra and KLM plan to produce green jet fuel

Södra signed a letter of intent with KLM to conduct a joint feasibility study to examine the possibility of [...]