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Archives: September 2018

China seeks more investments in New Zealand’s forestry and timber processing industry

The largest ever New Zealand forest industry delegation to China's showcase Global Wood Trade Conference has made the case [...]

Stora Enso considers layoffs at Varkaus sawmill, citing competitiveness issues and rising log prices

Stora Enso starts employer-employee negotiations at its LVL Mill and Sawmill in Varkaus in Finland.     [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports expected to rise by US$ 1 billion this year

Forestry sector in Vietnam is expected to reach its export target of US$9 billion a month ahead of schedule [...]

Egger plans to loan EUR 150 million for its new particleboard plant in Poland

Egger Group has started talks with the European Investment Bank (EIB) regarding potential financing for the Egger Group’s realization [...]

Boom in Russian lumber exports this year

In January-July 2018, Russia increased its lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms. Thus, the country exported [...]

EUTR’s impact on tropical wood imports

The obligation placed on importers by the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) to gather data to demonstrate a negligible risk of [...]

Wood pellets prices in Germany on the rise in September

      The price for wood pellets in Germany increased during September 2018. As compared to [...]

Södra to increase lumber production by 100,000 m³ at Mönsterås sawmill

From 1 March, the annual production volume of sawn timber at the Mönsterås sawmill will increase by 100 [...]

Lumber prices in the US fell during September

As the post-holiday week affected negatively the lumber trade in the US, deep discounting re-emerged in prices last [...]

Switzerland: Wood pellets prices higher this month

In September, the prices for ENplus A1 certified wood pellets increased in Switzerland. The current average price for pellets (delivery [...]