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Main trends of the global wood pellets market in the next decade

Western Europe has long been the world’s largest market for wood pellets used in heat and power production. But [...]

Switching to timber could solve Dutch housing shortage

The Netherlands could build a million new homes from sustainably harvested local wood and save 100 megatons of carbon in [...]

Record wood pellets production in Germany amid capacity expansions and good raw materials supply

With 740,000 t, German producers of wood pellets set a production record in the third quarter of 2019. Compared [...]

Export prices for Finland’s pine and spruce sawnwood expected to fall this year

This year and next year, export prices for Finnish lumber will fall, driven by China. The price difference between spruce [...]

Moelven Pellets started trial production at its Sokna plant in Norway

Moelven Pellets A/S started trial production at Sokna, Eastern Norway following the commissioning of a new energy centre and [...]

Kronospan starts particleboard production at its new production facility in Alabama, US

Kronospan produced first panel at its Oxford particleboard operation in Alabama, USA on October 9, 2019.     [...]

Södra’s revenues hit by the bark beetle infestation

Södra reported operating profit of SEK 2,520 million for the first nine months of 2019, compared with SEK [...]

USA becoming a more attractive market for the European softwood lumber

European softwood lumber shipments to the US have reached levels unseen since before the global financial crisis. Exports almost doubled [...]

Sweden: Bark beetle outbreak hits sawlog prices

Both sawlog and pulpwood prices in Sweden decreased during the 3Q 2019 for the first time since 2016, as the [...]

Global wooden furniture market expected to grow 32% by 2025

The size of the global wooden furniture market is expected to grow from $395 billion in 2018 to more than [...]