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Improving competitive environment for US wood flooring manufacturers

Imported wood flooring (engineered and solid) lost US market share in 2016 and the underlying reasons present an opportunity for [...]

Scanbio invests in wood pellet capacity expansion in Sweden

Scandbio AB plans to invest SEK 1 million (EUR 102,400) in capacity expansion at its Norberg wood pellet mill [...]

Finnish forest industry investments increased by 22% in 2016

Investments of Finnish forest industry increased by 22 percent last year, reaching the amount of EUR 948 million.   [...]

India: plywood, laminates and veneer companies stay strong, especially with the GST boost

The share price of plywood, laminates and decorative veneer companies in India has gained traction, despite a sluggish growth in [...]

Belarus: Logs export ban pushes up softwood lumber shipments to the EU countries

The softwood lumber exports from Belarus to the European Union countries have increased during the first quarter of 2017, by [...]

Huge Chinese investments in Gabon’s timber industry

Yihua Enterprise (Group) Co Ltd announced that is going to expand its  business in Africa with a $1 billion investment [...]

Russia: Production of wood pellets expected to rise sharply by 2025

While Russia’s wood pellet production is relatively young, it accounts for a six percent share of world wood pellet [...]

Central/West Africa: Consolidated recovery in prices for popular timbers

Central/West African producers report a small number of upward price changes for sawnwood which reflects the overall firm state [...]

US antidumping duties on Canadian lumber could reach an extra 10%

The antidumping duties on Canadian softwood lumber that will be announced on the 23rd of June by the United States [...]

Proteak produces 23% more MDF

During the Q1 of 2017, Tecnotabla, Proteak’s MDF producing business, had an output of 50.685 m3, representing a [...]