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Global wood pellet trade picked up strongly in 2018 after years of moderate growth

2018 was one of the strongest years for the global wood pellet market in terms of growth and pricing.  [...]

Brazilian Berneck S. A. Painéis e Serrados to invest in a new MDF production line

Berneck S. A. Painéis e Serrados placed an order for a Generation 9 ContiRoll® NEO for its new location [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber down in 2018

Global trade of softwood lumber from January through September 2018 was down 2.5% as compared to the same period [...]

Metsa Group starts to export sawn timber to China by train

A block train packed with 41 containers of sawn timber left Kouvola, eastern Finland Tuesday and headed to Xi'an [...]

Rules for US ash lumber exports to the EU have changed

Starting December 18, 2018 the rules for shipping ash lumber originating from Canada and the United States has changed.  [...]

EU calls on Ukraine to lift the roundwood export ban

The European Union has called on Ukraine to lift the moratorium on the export of roundwood, as well as to [...]

Prices for logs continue to increase in Estonia

Roundwood prices in Estonia increased again in October 2018, similar to the rapid rise in prices which started at the [...]

Germany: Wood pellets prices in 2018 well above last year’s levels

The price of wood pellets in Germany increased as expected in December. The average price for a 6 tons (t [...]

Number of furniture companies in Belarus doubled in the last three years

In 2018 furniture output in Belarus may reach roughly $612 million, 60.6% up from 2013, the press service of [...]

Global construction growth likely to have reached its peak in 2018

After ten years of growth (2008-2018), the peak has been reached in the global construction growth cycle: 2018 will [...]