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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 [...]

Japan expected to set new record for wood pellet imports

Wood pellet imports in Japan reached a record 506,000 metric tons in 2017, and are expected to increase again [...]

Germany: Wood pellets prices in 2018 well above last year’s levels

The price of wood pellets in Germany increased as expected in December. The average price for a 6 tons (t [...]

South Korean wood pellet imports reach all-time high

South Korean wood pellet imports reached an all-time high in November, as more cargoes reached Busan and Pohang ports [...]

Sawlog prices declining around the world in the 3Q/2018

Softwood sawlog prices declined throughout the world in the 3Q/18. Consequently, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 3 [...]

Holzindustrie Schweighofer plans to build a biomass plant in Germany

Holzindustrie Schweighofer plans to construct a biomass cogeneration plant at its site in Kodersdorf, Germany. The plant is expected to [...]

Norske Skog to double wood pellets capacity at facility in New Zealand

The Norske Skog group has decided to invest about A$ 7 million ($5 million) to upgrade the Nature’s Flame [...]

ENplus certification for wood pellets to launch its revision process

The European Pellet Council (EPC), governing body of the ENplus® certification for wood pellets, has announced the launch of a [...]

Prices of wood pellets in Central Europe on the rise

Wood pellets prices of Austria, Germany and Switzerland (DACH region) were increasingly converging in November.     While [...]