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Italian woodworking machinery sector increases foreign orders by 51.5% in Q3/2017

The Italian woodworking machinery and tools sector closed its Q3/2017 with an order increase of 42.9%, as compared [...]

Overview of the global forest industry in Q3/2017

The strong softwood fiber global prices, led by the US dollar weakening and the growing demand from China have risen [...]

Latest prices for Indian teak, sawnwood and plywood

The price list for teak, sawnwood and plywood between 1-15 November, 2017.    Plantation teak prices [...]

IHC conference in Venice pointed out current developments for the global hardwood sector

On 15 and 16 November 2017 the International Hardwood Conference took place in Venice. Several speakers pointed out recent achievements [...]

Estonian spruce logs reach new price record level

In October, the prices of nearly all roundwood product ranges in Estonia have risen, as compared to the same period [...]

Drax starts production at former German Pellets wood pellet plant in Louisiana

    Drax Biomass Inc. (DBI) began start up production this week at its newest facility, LaSalle BioEnergy [...]

Asian biomass market development leads to promising outlooks

The bioenergy market in Asia Pacific is still fairly immature compared to the European market. However, recent developments have led [...]

Vietnam’s wood products exports reach a 11.3% rise in the first nine months of 2017

Vietnam's turnover for wood and woodwork during the first nine months of 2017 amounted to $5.55 billion, representing [...]

Belgian furniture industry turnover drops in H1/2017

The Belgian furniture industry underwent a 0.4% decline in its turnover for the first half of the year, to [...]

Lumber prices in the US slipped at the end of November

Framing lumber trading in the US was constant during last week in some species, while buyers pulled back in others [...]