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July wood pellet prices in Austria

The July price of pellets in Austria reached 229.6 € per tonne or 4.71 Cent per kWh.   [...]

More competitive sawlog costs in Germany drive the lumber industry export sales

Large volumes of storm and insect damaged trees in Germany have resulted in an oversupply of logs and declining sawlog [...]

Overview of the current trends in the European residential wood pellet market

Residential use for heating, about 40 percent of the total pellet market, fluctuates annually but is relatively stable compared to [...]

Homag negatively revises earnings forecast for 2019

German woodworking machinery giant Homag announced that it will negatively revise its earnings forecast for 2019 as a result of [...]

Slowing pace of EU wood furniture imports

The generally slow development of the EU wood furniture market in 2018 is also apparent in the import data. After [...]

France: Heatwave expected to bring bark beetle infestation; softwood prices already down sharply

Long waves of heat, dry weather have brought the worst bark beetle infestation in two decades to eastern France, ruining [...]

US to cover 65% of EU wood pellet imports by 2020

The US has the potential to supply 65 percent of the EU wood pellet import demand, at an expected trade [...]

Growth in the European construction sector to slow down in the next three years, says Euroconstruct

European construction output is forecasted to increase by less than 2% in 2019, and by less than 1.5 percentage [...]

Stora Enso plans major investments in its Wood products segment

Stora Enso has initiated feasibility studies for a possible cross laminated timber (CLT) unit in connection with its Ždírec [...]

Sharp rise in EU wood pellet production

With a production of about 16.9 mmt in 2018, about fifty percent of global production, the EU is the [...]