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Wood pellets’ price in Germany grow only slightly in December

The price of wood pellets in Germany slightly increased towards the end of the year, but remained significantly below the [...]

Rising lumber prices in Vietnam after unexpected Chinese purchases

Several Chinese companies have crossed the border to Vietnam as to acquire a large quantity of rubber wood and acacia [...]

Downgrading of European construction sector growth forecasts according to Euroconstruct

Outlook both in the EU and wider global economy and political events including the UK’s decision to leave the [...]

Swiss timber harvests decline by 7%; prices fall by 6% in 2015

The Swiss timber market was impacted by the sudden rise of the Swiss franc in January 2015. Thus, in 2015 [...]

Roundwood prices in Estonia on recovery during October

Roundwood prices in Estonia started to recover during October 2016. Even if some of the wood prices have decreased, the [...]

Germany’s parquet production grew 7.7% in 1H/2016

The German parquet manufacturers have reported a a significant increase in production for the first half of the current year [...]

Global trade of softwood lumber forecasted to increase by almost 14% in 2016

The World Trade Organization (WTO) reported in September that world trade will expand by only 1.7% in 2016, a [...]

EU renewable energy targets supporting the boom in global wood pellet production

Worldwide wood pellet production might blow due to the growing demand for bioenergy, set by the renewable energy targets and [...]
December 15, 2016 Statistics / Wood pellets / Europe / Global / North America

Metsä Group reaches historical figures for sawn timber production

Metsä Group’s Finnish sawmills became part of the Group’s Pulp Industry Metsä Fibre in a group internal transaction [...]

The global forest industry in Q3/2016

Global sawlogs prices fell again in the 3Q/16 after a temporary increase in the 2Q/16, following an almost [...]