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EU tropical importers face rising competition for supplies

EU timber traders cited a number of factors shaping tropical import trends. These included intensifying competition for material from Chinese [...]

EU tropical importers face rising competition for supplies

EU timber traders cited a number of factors shaping tropical import trends. These included intensifying competition for material from Chinese [...]

Brazilian wood-based products up by 23% in June 2018

In June 2018 the total value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 23% compared [...]

Tropical sawnwood battles for share of buoyant European market

Recent reports on European economic and construction sector health and outlook make for almost exclusively positive reading. After the EU [...]

Sonae Arauco to invest in a new particleboard plant in Germany

Sonae Arauco decided to invest in a new state-of-the-art particleboard plant at the company’s Beeskow site [...]

Arauco approves USD 2.35 billion investment, the largest in its history

Arauco’s Board of Directors recently approved the MAPA project (Spanish acronym for Modernization and Extension of Arauco Mill), a [...]

Global wood-based panels market to grow sharply by 2025

The global wood-based panel market size is expected to reach USD 174.55 billion by 2025, registering a 7 [...]

Arauco expands presence in US with the acquisition of Panolam

Arauco announced the purchase of Panolam’s industrial assets located in Albany, Oregon. The acquisition continues the expansion of the [...]

Brazil: 1.8 million tons/year wood pellet plant receives permit

Fepam, the environmental protection agency in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, issued on Wednesday the environmental licence [...]

Global pulp prices jump to record high levels

Strong pulp markets and record high prices for both softwood and hardwood market pulp resulted in upward price pressures on [...]