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Archives: July 2019

Recovery in EU softwood lumber exports to China, as Germany pushes deliveries

Following a -32% drop in exports last year, European softwood lumber deliveries to China have recovered in the first five [...]

EGGER reports record sales figure for its financial year; outlook positive

The wood-based panels giant recorded sales of EUR 2.84 billion and adjusted EBITDA of EUR 425.0 million [...]

Europe could be a future destination for American softwoods

American Softwoods Consultant, Charles Trevor, was interviewed by AEIM (Spanish Association of Wood Trade and Industry) and the article appeared [...]

FSC sanctions Korean-Indonesian company for clearing tropical forests

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has sanctioned Korean-Indonesian conglomerate Korindo for clearing tropical forests in Indonesia to produce palm [...]

US lumber prices keep to fall as no major production curtailment in BC announced

The measured pace in US framing lumber trading that began in early July persisted into the latter part of the [...]

Overview of the current trends in Europe’s industrial wood pellet market

In markets such as the United Kingdom, Belgium, and the Netherlands residential use is negligible and the demand for wood [...]

UPM to invest US$2.7 billion in a new pulp mill in Uruguay; company’s pulp capacity to rise by 50%

UPM has made the investment decision to construct a 2,1 million tonne greenfield eucalyptus pulp mill near Paso de [...]

July wood pellet prices in Austria

The July price of pellets in Austria reached 229.6 € per tonne or 4.71 Cent per kWh.   [...]

New Zealand exports more logs, despite falling log prices overseas

New Zealand exported more logs and wood in June 2019, despite falling log prices overseas. In June 2019, the value [...]

More competitive sawlog costs in Germany drive the lumber industry export sales

Large volumes of storm and insect damaged trees in Germany have resulted in an oversupply of logs and declining sawlog [...]