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Wood Products

Overview of the European wood pellet trade

Due to their location at seaports and limited domestic production, the large power utilities in the United Kingdom and Belgium [...]

Chinese producers get ready to beat US tariffs by rerouting goods

As the trade war between China and the U.S. festers, business leaders and analysts say Chinese producers are likely [...]

Austria: Wood pellet prices reach highest level in one year

At the beginning of the autumn season the price of ENplusA1 wood pellets in Austria has increased slightly considerably after [...]

Romanian wood processing industry in crisis due to supply issues and rising timber prices

The volume of the exploited wood in 2017 in Romania reached 17.898 m3 of which 6.325 m3 are [...]

Biewer to boost lumber production at its Newton sawmill

Biewer Sawmill – Newton, LLC. announced the expansion of their state-of-the-art sawmill facility located in Newton, Mississippi.   [...]

US lumber market shows its volatility in 2018 as prices crash in September

Deep cuts in prices of framing lumber persisted through a second straight week, leaving traders stunned at the volatility of [...]

Roundwood prices in Norway up by 15% in Q2/2018

In Norway, a total of 2.80 million cubic metres of industrial roundwood were cut for sale in the second [...]

Louisiana-Pacific shuts down North Carolina mill due to Hurricane Florence

Louisiana-Pacific (LP) announced that due to Hurricane Florence, its Wilmington, N.C. engineered wood operations have been temporarily shut [...]

Shares in Canadian lumber companies fall on negative expectations for the US housing market

Shares in several major Canadian forestry companies closed down Wednesday after an analyst downgrade and lower-than-expected building permits [...]

Japan targets Russia wooden houses market

Iida, a Japanese wooden house construction company, is targeting the Russian market. Setting it sight on Kazan, one of Russia [...]