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Germany has now some of the world lowest pulpwood prices due to insect and storm damages

In Germany, softwood pulplog prices have experienced a dramatic decline the past year because of an oversupply of low-grade [...]

Segezha Group acquires Finnish sawmill

The Segezha Group has acquired Karelian Wood Company, a sawmill owned by Pin Arctic Oy in Kostomuksha in the Republic [...]

Global outlook for wood pellet prices

The price of pellets will be heavily influenced by long-term contracts for wood pellets. In fact, the volatility of [...]

2020 global pellet markets forecast

Global wood pellet markets have had significant growth in the past decade. Between 2012 and 2018, the global wood pellet [...]

Global softwood lumber production is forecast to grow by 1.6% in 2020

In reviewing 2019, where Europe is grouped as “one region,” the five largest producers are Europe, the U.S., Canada [...]

Russia wood pellet production continues to grow in response to growing European demand

Russia’s wood pellet industry will continue to increase production and exports in response to growing demand from European countries [...]

Forecast: Global lumber demand trends in 2020

Many in the industry will not remember 2019 positively. Simply put, most global markets were awash in wood, and all [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Russia’s Far East: Huge timber reserves are unexploited sufficiently

Almost half of the lands of the forest fund of the Russian Federation (556.2 million ha, 49%) and a [...]