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Sweden: Promotion in China pays off with high rise in softwood timber exports

China’s softwood timber imports from Sweden have been increasing in recent years due to the fact that the Sweden [...]

Wood trade at record levels in Finland in 2016

Finland's wood trade was held at pace in 2016. The wood purchases from private forests grew by 9% compared [...]

Former Leipzig subsidiaries of the bankrupt German Pellets misteriously turn back to Leibold’s family business

Peter Leibold has created the world market leader for wood pellets, which was German Pellets GmbH. In 2005, the former [...]

FSC publishes revised Chain of Custody Standards

The FSC Board of Directors has approved revised FSC chain-of-custody standards FSC-STD-40-004 V3-0 and [...]
January 18, 2017 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

Wood pellets price in Germany increased in January due to harsh weather conditions

The price of wood pellets in Germany increased during January 2017 due to the wintry weather.     [...]

Siempelkamp to increase its stake in Pallmann

Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH increases its stake in Pallmann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, with headquarters in Zweibrücken [...]

Huge EUR 1 billion wood-processing plant planned in Estonia

A group made of Estonian investors and forest businessmen are apparently planning to build a wood-processing plant in Estonia [...]

US housing starts set for solid growth in 2017

Fueled by a growing economy, solid employment gains and rising household formations, single-family production will continue on a gradual [...]

Prices for Indian teak, sawnwood and plywood in January 2017

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

Improving economic prospects in Europe

While there are significant downside risks in 2017, particularly with key national elections due to be held in Germany, France [...]
January 17, 2017 Daily News / Statistics / Europe / Global