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Vostok-Resurs in Russia plans to start 250,000 m3/year sawmill this autumn

Heinola is building a full-profiling sawline for Vostok Resurs in Russia.    The sawline is part [...]

Trade impact of FLEGT licensing

Based on structured interviews with around 150 companies in the seven main EU markets for tropical timber products (Belgium, France [...]

Brazil: Increasing planted forests areas and planted forest exports

The National Forest Development Plan prepared by the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa Florestas) aims at a 20% increase in [...]

India: Increased capacity pushing up plywood prices

Situation in the plywood sector is unsettled at the moment. Many new manufacturing licenses have been offered in various states [...]

Masisa to sell forestry assets in Chile and Argentina

With the aim of strengthening and boosting Masisa’s new commercial strategy, with a focus on the Pacific and the [...]

France: Oak prices rise sharply in 2018

The selling price of standing timber in France's private forests has been growing steadily since 2012. The overall evolution [...]

Prices of Swiss wood pellets drop sharply in April

Consumer prices for wood pellets in Switzerland fell sharply in April. This means that the price decline at the end [...]

Columbia Forest Products ceases plywood production at its Trumann mill

Columbia Forest Products (CFP) announced plans to cease all hardwood plywood production activities and permanently close its Trumann, Arkansas facility [...]

Myanmar teak logs prices see impressive rise as EU regulations strengthen

Despite the European legislation and its Timber Regulation (EUTR) that is supposed to moralize commercial practices, the teak market remains [...]

Georgia-Pacific to close lumber mill, citing Asian competition for Oregon logs

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products notified employees at its Coos Bay lumber mill Thursday that it will close the facility and [...]