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Japan: New power plants to skyrocket imports of wood pellets after 2020

Demand of wood pellet in Japan is sharply increasing. Import of wood pellets is about six times higher than in [...]

The German wood industry in its fifth consecutive year of growth

The German wood industry is growing for the fifth year in a row. According to Johannes Schwörer, President of [...]

North American logs exported to China more expensive by 30%

Traders in China are complaining that the landed cost of imported North American logs has jumped by around 30% as [...]

France: Lumber prices for the second quarter of 2018

FRANCE LUMBER PRICES for the 2nd quarter 2018         Prices 2018-Q1  [...]

US 25% tariffs on Chinese wood products imports could enter into effect this week

The deadline for public consultation on President Donald Trump’s plan for tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports [...]

US lumber prices continued to rise last week

Amid a mix of expectations coming into the week, only those at the low end of the spectrum were met [...]

Realising tropical timber’s marine use potential

Tropical hardwood’s long-held status as the prime material for European fresh and seawater marine applications has been increasingly [...]

IKEA might enter Mexican market

Last week, the main media of the Aztec country took for granted the arrival of IKEA, more specifically to Guadalajara [...]

Moelven to build a wood pellet plant in Norway

Moelven is building a new pellet factory and a new bioenergy plant in a small village Sokna located between H [...]

Russian company to build CLT plant in Estonia

The Russian manufacturer of thermally modified wood ThermoHolz will build a plant for cross-laminated timber (CLT) in the special [...]