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  • April 28, 2016 10:20

Finnish forestry on the verge of new resurgence

This year and next year roundwood trade and removals in Finland are growing towards a new level needed to satisfy the use of roundwood shifted by new forest industry investments. However, the full amount will not still be fully achieved in the forecast period. Trade and removal volumes have been quite large already in recent years so that in the coming years millennium record levels will be approached... [more...]

  • April 27, 2016 16:03

Increasing EU sawn hardwood imports from Eastern Europe

A key trend in the EU sawn hardwood trade in recent years has been increased dependence on imports of lower value product from Eastern Europe, notably Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Bosnia and Serbia... [more...]

  • April 28, 2016 07:05

A new Softwood Lumber Agreement won't be agreed this year

A new Softwood Lumber Agreement won't be agreed in 2016, Carl Grenier, lecturer at Canada’s National School of Public Administration (ENAP) and Université Laval, told participants at this year's Montreal Wood Convention... [more...]

  • April 27, 2016 13:26

Dropping roundwood prices in Latvia

In the second half of 2015, the average roundwood purchase prices in Latvia have continued their downward trend. According to data compiled by Latvia’s Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), the sharpest fall in the softwood segment was recorded in purchase prices for spruce logs (diameter up to 14 cm), while in the hardwood segment– in the purchase prices of black alder logs (with a diameter over 24 cm)... [more...]

  • April 25, 2016 16:09

Timber Expo 2016: 18- 20 October at NEC Birmingham

With some of the timber industry’s biggest names already on-board including Steico, W Howard Group and Jagram, as well as additional support from leading timber trade associations such as The Timber Research and Development Association (TRADA), visitors to Timber Expo 2016 will not want to miss the landmark event.... [more...]

  • April 28, 2016 15:15

CenturyPly to build large MDF plant in India

Century Plyboards Ltd, the largest Indian manufacturer that sells plywood and decorative veneers, has recently announced that they will set up a medium density fibreboards manufacturing unit in Hoshiarpur, Punjab. This will be Century Ply’s first attempt into the MDF industry... [more...]

  • April 28, 2016 13:14

Salone del Mobile Milano 2016: more than 372,000 visitors

With an unprecedented 372,151 total attendees, up 4% since the 2014 edition – when the biennial Kitchen and Bathroom exhibitions last took place – the 55th edition of the Salone del Mobile Milano has drawn to a close. 41,372 people visited on the Saturday and Sunday, when the fair was open to the public... [more...]

  • May 02, 2016 11:52

Japan enters into Myanmar's lumber industry

Japanese pulp & paper company Oji Holdings and wood & building company Sumitomo Forestry held a ceremony on Friday to mark the completion of a lumber mill in Mawlamyine, Myanmar. The mill is reportedly the first investment in ...... [more...]

  • April 25, 2016 08:29

9% increase in EU tropical sawn hardwood imports

In 2015, EU imports of tropical sawn hardwood were 1.05 million cu.m, 9% more than previous year. The value of EU imports increased by 15% to Euro772 million... [more...]

  • April 26, 2016 15:47

EU and Indonesia launch first ever FLEGT licensing scheme

The European Commission has announced that EU and Indonesia are ready to launch the first ever Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) licensing scheme on legally produced tropical timber.... [more...]

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