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European trade of wood chips has gone up substantially as sawmills have ramped up production

Softwood lumber production in Europe has increased steadily increased over the past five years. Consequently, additional volumes of sawmill by [...]

Australia’s role as a hardwood chip supplier to China and Japan has dramatically diminished in 2020

Hardwood chip exports from Australia fell 14% from 2018 to 2019, the first y-o-y decline since 2012. Total [...]

Vietnam: Wood processing industry concerned of raw material availability

Concerns have been raised over the rapid increase in Vietnamese wood chip production and export which, say analysts, could threaten [...]

15% rise in prices for hardwood chips exported from Latin America

Tight supply of hardwood fiber in the Pacific Rim have pushed prices for Latin American hardwood chips upward during the [...]

Higher worldwide costs for wood chips and pulplogs

Wood fiber costs ranged between 45% and 70% of the cash costs for the production of pulp around the world [...]

Chinese imports of hardwood chips reach record high in the 3Q/2018

Chinese pulpmills have continued to increase importation of hardwood chips throughout 2018, and import volumes reached a new record high [...]

New wood drying technique could reduce transportation costs for biomass

A new steam drying technique for wood developed through the EU-funded SteamBio project could significantly reduce transportation costs for [...]

Wood fiber costs for pulpmills in the US increased significantly in Q1/2018

During the first quarter of 2018, there were substantial increases in wood costs for pulpmills in Western US and Canada [...]

European Union wood pellets consumption reached 22.2 MMT in 2016

The European Union countries produce approximately 50% of the wood pellets worldwide. Yet, the EU demand represents about 75% of [...]
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