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Brazil: Increasing planted forests areas and planted forest exports

The National Forest Development Plan prepared by the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa Florestas) aims at a 20% increase in [...]

India: Increased capacity pushing up plywood prices

Situation in the plywood sector is unsettled at the moment. Many new manufacturing licenses have been offered in various states [...]

Masisa to sell forestry assets in Chile and Argentina

With the aim of strengthening and boosting Masisa’s new commercial strategy, with a focus on the Pacific and the [...]

France: Oak prices rise sharply in 2018

The selling price of standing timber in France's private forests has been growing steadily since 2012. The overall evolution [...]

Prices of Swiss wood pellets drop sharply in April

Consumer prices for wood pellets in Switzerland fell sharply in April. This means that the price decline at the end [...]

Columbia Forest Products ceases plywood production at its Trumann mill

Columbia Forest Products (CFP) announced plans to cease all hardwood plywood production activities and permanently close its Trumann, Arkansas facility [...]

Myanmar teak logs prices see impressive rise as EU regulations strengthen

Despite the European legislation and its Timber Regulation (EUTR) that is supposed to moralize commercial practices, the teak market remains [...]

Georgia-Pacific to close lumber mill, citing Asian competition for Oregon logs

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products notified employees at its Coos Bay lumber mill Thursday that it will close the facility and [...]

Russia: OSB production capacity is seeing rapid growth

    Russian OSB production is steadily growing, thanks to the ongoing recovery of the country’s national [...]

US lumber prices fall for the seven week in a row

Sales of framing lumber in the US continued to lag production, as supply-demand imbalances were noted across the spectrum [...]