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Archives: July 2018

Kronospan to double OSB production capacity at Ufa plant in Russia

Kronospan will increase its OSB manufacturing capacity for the Russian market.    According to the announcement, the [...]

EUTR having a significant impact on purchasing decision

Much timber trade policy discussion in the EU now focuses heavily on developments in the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) which [...]

Estonia: Roundwood prices in May significantly higher than last year

Roundwood prices in Estonia reached record-highs during the beginning of 2018, and especially in April. The prices increases amounted [...]

Kronospan starts construction for new plywood plant in Belarus

On May 24, 2018, in the Belarusian city of Smorgon, Kronospan holding laid a foundation stone of a new plant [...]

European softwood lumber exports to China drop sharply in the first four months

The European softwood lumber exports to China have decreased during January-April 2018, as compared to the same period last [...]

Global pulp prices jump to record high levels

Strong pulp markets and record high prices for both softwood and hardwood market pulp resulted in upward price pressures on [...]

Volatility in the UK timber trade due to Brexit and currency fluctuations

The UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) reports that the last two years’ have been volatile due to uncertainties over Brexit [...]

Russia expanding its timber partnership in Asia at Sylva Wood trade show in Shanghai

The International Wood Products SYLVA WOOD 2018 exhibition has finished. The event was held in Shanghai from June 25 to [...]

Swedish softwood lumber deliveries to China and Japan drop considerably in Jan.-Apr. 2018

The Swedish sawmills exported 3.2 million m3 of sawn and planed lumber during the Jan.-Apr. of 2018, 3 [...]

India: Greenply starts production at new MDF plant

Greenply's plant in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh started commercial production of MDF on July 1. The plant has an annual [...]