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Archives: November 2021

US investment fund completes acquisition of majority stake in Europe’s largest wood pellet company

Apollo Global Management Inc. has closed acquisition of 80% stake in AS Graanul Invest. The transaction was approved by the [...]

Segezha to build new glulam plant in Karelia, Russia

Segezha Group is planning the construction of a glued laminated timber plant in Segezha, Republic of Karelia, Russia.   [...]

New Zealand may limit timber exports to China due to shortages

For New Zealand, forestry is New Zealand's third largest export product , with annual revenues of more than US$6 [...]

Kronospan plans to launch particleboard production at new plant in Ukraine this month

Kronospan plans to launch the production of particleboard at a new site in Ukraine, Rivne region, Horodok this month, the [...]

The European Commission has introduced permanent anti-dumping measures against Russian plywood

The European Commission has approved permanent import duties on birch plywood from Russia, which were previously introduced temporarily. Anti-dumping [...]

Estonia: Record prices for softwood logs in Q3/2021

The main keyword of the third quarter of the year in Estonia is very high prices for both softwood and [...]

Foreign companies buy Polish wood en masse; raw material prices are up sharply

Foreign brokers buy wood from Polish forests on a massive scale. This causes a huge increase in the price of [...]

Demand for timber falls in China, and so do prices. Why?

So, what caused the current timber import price drop in China and how long’s it going to last for [...]

UK softwood lumber import patterns shifted rapidly to meet high demand

UK demand for lumber and panel products during the summer months of 2021 was at record levels with import volumes [...]

Current trends in the global wood pellet market

In 2020, wood pellet production in Europe was up 4% y-o-y and was 34% higher than in 2016 [...]