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Global wood products production in its sixth consecutive year of growth

All major wood products global production increased for the sixth consecutive year in 2015, while trade in wood products decreased [...]

Titan Group’s sawmill Leszavod 25 increased production in 2016

Titan Group’s Leszavod 25 (Sawmill 25) increased sawing volume to 1,158 thousand m3, which represents 2% increase to [...]

Kronospan to invest further EUR 600 million in Russia

Kronospan has recently announced that it will invest around EUR 600 million into wood-based panel site in Russia in [...]

Hardwood pulpwood prices on the rise

The two Global Wood Fiber Price Indices were close to parity in the 3Q/16. The Hardwood Wood Fiber Price [...]

Overview and forecast for the global wood pellet markets in 2017

The past few years have been challenging for wood pellet producers and pellet production project developers. A temporary plateau in [...]

Sawlog prices trending downward throughout the world over the past two years

Sawlog prices have trended downward throughout the world over the past two years with the GSPI Index being 14.3 [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber forecasted to increase by almost 14% in 2016

The World Trade Organization (WTO) reported in September that world trade will expand by only 1.7% in 2016, a [...]

Finnish maker of Honka homes rejects Russian Sistema buying offer

Sistema Finance S.A. announced on 3 November 2016 that it was making a voluntary public cash purchase tender offer [...]

Plywood plant worth $61,5 million to be built in Kirov, Russia

SevLesPil JSC plans to build a large modern plywood manufacturing plant in the Murashinsky district of the Kirov region located [...]

Patchy and uneven growth in ECE region hardwood consumption

Production of sawn hardwood in the ECE region increased by 1.8% to 40.7 million cubic metres in 2015 [...]