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Romanian wood processing industry in crisis due to supply issues and rising timber prices

The volume of the exploited wood in 2017 in Romania reached 17.898 m3 of which 6.325 m3 are [...]

Roundwood prices in Norway up by 15% in Q2/2018

In Norway, a total of 2.80 million cubic metres of industrial roundwood were cut for sale in the second [...]

EU demand for wood pellets to rise to 24 million tonnes this year; Italy and the UK the main consumers

The EU is the world’s largest wood pellet market, with consumption of about 22.7 MMT (million metric tonnes [...]

EU imports of tropical logs & sawnwood recover a little ground in the first half of 2018

After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered a little ground in the first [...]

Russian Segezha Group boosts wood pellets production

Segezha Group starts production of the wood pellets at the company’s Sokol Timber Company in Russia. According to the [...]

Croatia’s ban on oak lumber transport lifted

The transport restrictions for oak wood in Croatia which have the purpose of preventing the propagation of the oak lace [...]

Overview of the current European wood pellet production capacities

With a production of about 14.3 MMT in 2017, about fifty percent of global production, the EU is the [...]

Subdued EU tropical timber imports in 2018

EU imports of tropical wood products have been subdued so far in 2018 with little sign yet of any rebound [...]

The German sawmill industry in a stronger position in 2018

The German sawmill industry closed 2017 with a positive result. Above all the good 4th quarter dominated the annual result [...]