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Finland: Softwood sawn timber production up 9.2% to 2.6 million cubic metres in 3Q/2016

    The rate of growth in the production of Finnish softwood sawn timber, pulp and paperboard accelerated [...]

Sluggish price growth for Austrian wood pellets

The price of Enplus A1 pellets in Austria reached an average of EUR 225.3 per tonne, or 4.60 [...]

EU and Vietnam reach agreement on FLEGT/VPA

The EU Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella and Vietnamese Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan [...]

Tropical share of EU plywood market stabilises but at low level

The share of tropical countries in EU plywood imports fell to an all time low of less than 8% in [...]

Swedish importer fails EUTR – fined for teak imports from Myanmar

A Swedish court has fined a Swedish importer for failing to satisfy the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR). This court decision [...]

Stora Enso and Volvo Cars to inaugurate renewable energy pipeline

Stora Enso and Volvo Cars officially opened a new hot water pipeline between their manufacturing sites in Ghent, Belgium, on [...]

EGGER gains two “Special Mentions” during the German Design Award 2017

The wood-based materials manufacturer EGGER wins two awards at the German Design Award 2017 from a total of 4 [...]

UK switches to tropical hardwood plywood manufactured in China

Trends in overall EU imports of plywood are also partly dependent on shifting market conditions and preferences in different parts [...]

Metsä Group’s Q3 operating result dropped

Metsä Group's sales in January–September 2016 totaled Euro 3,482.7 million, compared to Euro 3,810.6 [...]

US wood pellets exports to the EU countries keep on growing

  US wood pellets exports to the European Union countries were on the increase path during January-August 2016 [...]