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Archives: June 2018

The European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council reach political agreement on renewable energy

Negotiators from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council reached an ambitious political agreement on increasing renewable energy [...]

Solid EU plywood demand, rising import prices

Against this background, European plywood importers variously describe demand ranging from ‘stable and sound’ and ‘at a good level’, to [...]

Overview and outlook of the U.S. plywood market

The U.S. plywood market totaled 13.1M cubic metres in 2017, a decline of 3.1M cubic metres (or [...]

Finnish roundwood prices significantly rose in April

The prices for roundwood in Finland have increased significantly during April 2018, as compared to the same period last year [...]

British companies interested in buying timber from Belarus

British companies are interested in buying Belarusian timber via commodity exchange. The possibility was discussed as a delegation of British [...]

Climbing prices for New Zealand radiata pine logs in May

Radiata pine log export prices from New Zealand have been rising significantly in May 2018. China has been importing radiata [...]

Wood pellets price in Austria higher than last year

Wood pellets prices in Austria keep stable in June, when compared to the previous month. The average retail price for [...]

IKEA announces plan to go totally green by 2030

IKEA makes global commitment to remove all single-use plastic products in the range by 2020, as part of a [...]

Turkish Starwood invests in a new particleboard production mill

Starwood Orman Ürünleri Sanayi A.S., a Turkish  particleboard producer, announced an investment in a new particleboard plant in [...]

China’s plywood trade disrupted by domestic environmental controls

Chinese plywood supply is reported by EU importers to be disrupted by tough new national environmental controls, which are forcing [...]