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Russia: Top 10 wood pellet producing companies

Analysts estimate that currently 10 large wood pellet producers manufacture more than 60 percent of total Russian wood pellet production [...]

Metsä’s bioproduct mill reached nominal pulp capacity

Metsä Group has announced that its next-generation, bioproduct mill in Aanekoski, Finland, has reached its nominal capacity in August [...]

Italian woodworking machinery industry falls sharply due to lower exports

The orders for Italian woodworking machines and tools in Q2 2018 decreased 9.9% y-o-y due to orders [...]

Vietnam: New wood pellet plant to produce 160.000 t/yr

Biomass Fuel Vietnam Co placed an order with Hekotek for a new complete plant of wooden pellets. According the announcement [...]

Homag Group sees dropping incoming orders due to lower Chinese demand

In the first half of 2018 (1H-2018), the Homag Group recorded an increase in sales over the previous year [...]

Kährs Group to acquire Swedish flooring distributor

Kährs Group has acquired Swedish flooring distributor Ehrenborg & Co. The takeover has been carried out with immediate effect [...]

Downward trend in Latvian sawn softwood exports

Sawn and planed sawn softwood exports from Latvia went down by 15% during the Q1/2018, to 603,000 m3 [...]

EU tropical importers face rising competition for supplies

EU timber traders cited a number of factors shaping tropical import trends. These included intensifying competition for material from Chinese [...]

Growth of Russian sawnwood exports negatively impacted by slowing Chinese demand

In the first quarter of 2018, the supply of sawn softwood from Russia increased by 1.8% (YoY) to 6 [...]