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Sweden: Södra adjusts the prices for pulpwood due to oversupply

The supply of pulp in Sweden and in the rest of Europe is high, which has led to high inventories [...]

Major Austrian parquet manufacturers accused of importing illegal timber from Ukraine

Recently, WWF Austria accused four Austrian parquet manufacturers of importing illegally harvested timber from the Ukraine. The WWF relies on [...]

2020 wood pellet market forecast: European pellet demand to outpace supply

The biomass market faces unprecedented demand levels in 2020, with upcoming base-load power generation capacity due to add around [...]

China’s log market seriously impacted by the bark beetle crisis in Europe

The price for an A grade log in the China log market has remained around USD 124 per JASm3. The [...]

Pellet prices in Germany on the rise in December 2019

The price of wood pellets in Germany increased by 1.3% as compared to the previous month. The current nationwide [...]

Biesse Group to refocus its strategy in China

The Biesse Board of Directors meeting - held on December 20th in the corporate offices in Pesaro - analyzed the Chinese demand [...]

Global lumber market trends in 2020

In North America at least, 2019 will be remembered as the hangover from the 2018 first-half price spike that [...]

Europe is massively expanding softwood logs exports to China, as domestic market is hit by oversupply

- China is increasing importation of logs from New Zealand and Europe, while diminishing imports from North America and Russia  [...]

Egger posts 3.4% growth in the first half of its financial year 2019/2020

The Egger Group, has completed the first half of its financial year 2019/2020 with a consolidated turnover of EUR [...]

Global output of wood products is at 70-year high

The global production and trade of major wood products such as industrial roundwood, sawnwood and wood-based panels have surged [...]