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A new market segment for Swedish sawmills in China

China does not have a well-developed quality system with third-party controls like the Nordic quality system NTR, which [...]

9% rise in EU imports of tropical sawnwood

Despite a slow start to the year, EU imports of tropical sawnwood were 539,000 MT in the first nine [...]

Norske Skog to double wood pellets capacity at facility in New Zealand

The Norske Skog group has decided to invest about A$ 7 million ($5 million) to upgrade the Nature’s Flame [...]

Austria: Softwood lumber prices on a downward trend in November

In November, most softwood lumber assortments in Austria are on a declining price trend. The only exception is the price [...]

Lumber exports from Belarus continue booming trend in Q3

In the third quarter of this year, Belarusian exporters sold 859,000 m³ of lumber worth US $ 93.7 million [...]

EU imports of tropical logs pick up pace in third quarter

After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered ground in the first nine months [...]

ENplus certification for wood pellets to launch its revision process

The European Pellet Council (EPC), governing body of the ENplus® certification for wood pellets, has announced the launch of a [...]

Prices of wood pellets in Central Europe on the rise

Wood pellets prices of Austria, Germany and Switzerland (DACH region) were increasingly converging in November.     While [...]

UK will limit the use of cross-laminated timber in construction

The UK government is banning combustible materials on new high-rise homes, revealing that it will limit the use of [...]

EU tropical timber imports recover some lost ground in the third quarter

EU imports of tropical wood products dipped sharply in 2017 and started this year very slowly but recovered some lost [...]