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Rumours of 20% log export tax in Cameroon

Rumours have surfaced again on a likely 20% export tax on log exports in Cameroon. This could have implications for [...]
February 20, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Africa / Europe

Finnish plywood industry on a downward trend

The production volumes of the Finnish plywood industry declined y-o-y by 1.1%, reaching 1,140 million m3 [...]

Drax’s earnings drop 17%, but its renewable energy generation booms

UK's power giant Drax dropped 17% in earnings, reaching £140 million. Yet, the renewable energy amount it has generated [...]

German Pellets bankruptcy causes backdrop in Germany’s wood pellets production in 2016

The German wood pellet industry fell short of expectations during 2016, due to the low oil price, which has slowed [...]

FSC revokes probation and disassociates from the Schweighofer Group

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to revoke the Schweighofer Group’s probation status and disassociate from the group [...]
February 17, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Lumber / Sawmilling / Europe / Global

US wood pellets exports growth to the EU slowed down last year

After years of growth, US wood pellets exports to the European Union countries were still on the rise during January [...]

Setra acquires IKEA site in Malå, Sweden

  Setra is acquiring the property Rubanken 2 from IKEA Industry Malå AB. The facility is suitable for wood [...]

Indian furniture market to surpass $27 Billion by 2022

The furniture market in India is anticipated to cross $27 Billion by 2022, on account of expanding working population base [...]

EU importers stock up on FLEGT licensed Indonesian plywood

The Global Timber Forum has published an interview with the CEOs of two European importing companies, Alexander de Groot of [...]

LIGNA Preview: Innovations showcase ready to roll

LIGNA, the focal point and meeting hub for the international wood industry, is just around the corner.  The 2017 edition [...]