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Asia to drive wood pellets demand over the next decade

Western Europe has long been the world’s largest market for wood pellets used in heat and power production. But [...]

Russia processes more wood as ever before

In 2017, the Russian economy came out from a two-year recession. In 2016, the country's GDP fell by [...]

Switzerland: Wood pellets prices increase despite the summer heat

Curiously, despite the wave of heat that came across Europe these weeks, the prices of wood pellets in Switzerland increased [...]

Ghana’s wood products exports up 24% in January-April 2018

In the first four months of 2018 Ghana’s wood product exports totalled 115,225 cu.m compared to 92 [...]

Japan’s wood exports reach highest level in 40 years on booming Chinese demand

Japanese wood exports are booming again due to higher demand in Asia, and mostly from China. In 2017, Japanese exports [...]

No growth in European wood furniture production in 2017

The value of EU wood furniture production was €40.3 billion in 2017, no change from the previous year and [...]

Italy: Housing sector drives growth wood products imports

Italy’s rise in timber imports in 2017 is a key indicator of the sector’s recovery. Overall, Italy’s [...]

German wood products imports rise in 2018 after stalling last year

In 2017, total German imports of wood products (including all those in HS 44 and wood furniture in HS 94 [...]

German wood products price on an upward trend in May

Since the beginning of the year German sawyers have complained about the cheap price of sawmill residues. Now the price [...]

Brazilian wood-based products exports up 30%

In April 2018, the value of Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 30% compared to [...]