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Vietnam’s Donghwa orders a new Siempelkamp MDF press

Dongwha, Asia's largest producer of engineered wood from Korea, is securing the "longest MDF press in Asia" for the [...]

Germany: Seasonal price increase for pellets in October

As usual for this time of year, the price of wood pellets in Germany rose by 2.1% in October [...]

Continuing potential for timber market growth in the Netherlands

The national report on the Dutch timber market issued in advance of the 77th session of the ECE Committee on [...]

Netherlands’ rising influence in EU tropical timber trade

The Netherlands has traditionally played an important role as a driver of tropical timber demand in the EU.    [...]

Swedish Setra reports lower profits on ”increasingly challenging market conditions”

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 95 (287) million for the period January-September [...]

Nordic wood pellet prices reach historic highs

Nordic pellet prices have reached a fresh record high ahead of the winter demand season, with the supply outlook in [...]

European consortium forms to promote timber as choice for multi-storey buildings

Armed with €10m in EU funding, a consortium of 21 European companies and organisations has formed to try and make [...]

30 million m3 of beetle wood expected in Czech forests this year

In 2019, it is estimated that 30 million cubic meters of beetle wood will be produced in Czech forests. Accordingly [...]

Mixed feelings in the European markets for parquet: From slight improvements to decreasing trends

The Board of Directors of the European Federation of the Parquet Industry (FEP) met on 2 October 2019 and discussed [...]

Swedish foresters to drop timber prices due to slow sawnwood demand and bark beetle calamity

The Swedish forest owners association Mellanskog has announced a decrease in its timber prices.     According to [...]