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Switzerland: Hardwood price dynamics at the beginning of 2017

Switzerland sustains the main trends on the European timber markets, where the oak prices rise steadily, at an 30% average [...]

Mercer completed acquisition of Germany’s largest sawmill from Klausner

Mercer International Inc. announced that it has completed, through its wholly owned subsidiary Mercer Timber Products GmbH , its previously announced [...]

The construction sector boom seems to help the rebound of the French softwood lumber market

During the latest timber auctions organized in the French Grand Est it has been underlined the fact that the rising [...]

Kronospan to invest EUR 330 million in production site in Luxembourg

Kronospan plans to invest EUR 330 million on its production site in Sanem in the next 5 years. The investments [...]

Refugee crisis to boost Germany’s prefabricated houses market

The German prefabricated houses market has maintained the momentum of recent years and registered a sales growth of 11.5 [...]

UK’s imports of timber products increased by 18% during Jan.-Feb. 2017

    The timber products import volumes in UK have increased by 18% in January-February 2017, as [...]

UK TTF agrees to mandatory 3rd party plywood testing

At a recent meeting, the National Panel Products Division of the UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) unanimously agreed a requirement [...]

Egger to build 650,000 m3/yr particleboard plant in Biskupiec, Poland

Austrian wood group Egger plans to build a new plant in Poland, in the city of Biskupiec, in 2018, when [...]

Prices for Finnish roundwood keep stable increase in March

Roundwood prices in Finland have increased in March, as compared to last month, but some of them are still on [...]

The German wood and furniture industry keeps on increasing in 2017

In 2016, the German timber industry reported a 2.4% increase in its turnover, while the total worth of goods [...]