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Sweden: Sawlog prices on a downward trend

During the first quarter of 2017, the prices for Swedish roundwood have mostly decreased as compared to the previous quarter [...]

Metsä Wood launches Open Source Wood Initiative- to accelerate growth in wood construction

A pioneering open innovation project to  Metsä Wood has launched Open Source Wood initiative in order to accelerate growth in [...]

Latvian Vika Wood increased its turnover and production for 2016

Latvian sawmill Vika Wood reached EUR 59.651 million in turnover during 2016, increasing by 0.8% as compared to [...]

Wood-based panel production in Europe increased by 1,8% in 2016

On the occasion of EPF’s Annual General Meeting in Porto on 29 & 30 June 2017 and in the [...]

EU softwood lumber exports over 1 million m3 in Q1/2017; up by 64%

The European sawmills increased their softwood lumber exports on the Chinese wood market during the first quarter of 2017.  [...]

Turkey overtakes Germany as leading MDF producer in Europe

Turkey has become the leading MDF producer in Europe, surpassing Germany. The country is the world’s second largest MDF [...]

Segezha Group plans to build a huge birch plywood production in Russia

During the Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum in June, Kamil Zakirov, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of Segezha [...]

Pfeifer Group boosts wood pellet production at Kundl site to meet growing demand on the Italian market

The Tyrolean Pfeifer Group has invested EUR 5 million in pellet production at the Kundl site. The Austrian wood industry [...]

Swedish softwood lumber exports 21% yoy in April

During April 2016, the Swedish sawmills exported much less softwood lumber than in March or April 2016. Also, the export [...]

EOS general assembly talks about Croatia’s oak logs export ban

    The government in Croatia has put a two-year ban on the export of oak logs [...]