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Russia: Segezha Group starts construction of 250,000 m2/yr CLT production plant

Segezha Group launched construction of the CLT manufacturing plant. The modern engineered material for wooden construction to be produced in [...]

Steady growth in China’s plywood exports and prices

According to the data from China Customs, the volume of China’s 2018 plywood exports was 11.33 million cubic [...]

Dutch and Belgian importers’ views on FLEGT

Although the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) has narrowed the supply base for tropical timber imported into the EU, traders in [...]

US lumber prices continue rising trend at the end of June

The frenzied pace of trading in many US framing lumber species in recent weeks gave way to a calmer tone [...]

Could wood be 3D printed?

A 3D printing process that uses a wood-based ink to produce components with the unique ‘ultrastructure’ of wood has [...]

China’s imports of US forest products were down 43% in January-April 2019

The flow of lumber, logs and pulp from the US to China has fallen sharply since the US government initiated [...]

Turkey: Furniture exports increased 18 times since 2000

Turkey's furniture exports have grown consistently since 2000. The industry's foreign sales achieved an eighteenfold rise to nearly [...]

Bergs Timber to acquire wood pellet plant in Sweden

Bergs Timber AB has signed an agreement with AB Fogelfors Bruk to acquire all shares in Fågelfors Hyvleri AB [...]

Why the Russian pine has become so popular in China?

In recent years, the central and western regions have become a hot spot for China's timber trade investment, and [...]

Stora Enso to close Kitee sawmill in Finland; to rise spruce production at Varkaus

Stora Enso plans to consolidate the Finnish spruce (whitewood) production to Varkaus sawmill. The plan includes a permanent closure of [...]