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Germany: Price index for wood products stable in September

In September, the German producer prices for wood products have remained largely at the level of August. On a year [...]

European Commission acknowledges risks of US wood pellet exports to EU

Against the backdrop of increased EU demand for solid biomass for energy imported from the US southeast, a new study [...]

Canada exports of wood pellets are now heading to Japan

The Canadian wood industry is mostly centered on export and has a production capacity that’s far exceeding domestic demand [...]

Sharp rise in Brazil’s exports of wooden products

In September 2016, the Brazilian exports of wood products (except pulp and paper) increased 13% in value compared to September [...]

Metsä Wood’s sells Hartola glulam factory to Versowood

Versowood Oy and Metsäliitto Osuuskunta have signed a contract whereby the Metsä Wood Glulam factory in Hartola and 50 [...]

UK wood pellet imports crash after record highs in H1/2016

Wood pellet imports to the UK fell 24% year-over-year in August after record high imports during the first [...]

FedEx to run its planes with fuel made of wood biomass

FedEx, the largest express transportation company in the world, plans to produce millions of gallons of biofuel produced from waste [...]

Brexit effects on the European sawmill and woodworking industries

On the 23rd of June 2016 the British voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. While this decision [...]

EU and Vietnam might agree on FLEGT licensing by the end of the year

The negotiations regarding the expansion of wood and wood products exports from Vietnam to Europe might be completed by the [...]
October 25, 2016 Daily News / Asia & Middle East / Europe / Global

German wood pellets production dropped sharply in the first half of the year

The total amount of pellets produced in Germany from January to June 2016 reached 889,600 tonnes, which is 90 [...]