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  • February 28, 2015 01:33

China: Prices of main wood commodities in January 2015

This index contains the most update prices of logs and lumbers from the two major timber distribution markets in China: Shanghai Furen Timber Market and Guangzhou Yuzhu Timber Market...... [more...]

  • March 02, 2015 07:51

Russia: Exports of logs&lumber fail to increase despite rouble depreciation

The much-depreciated Russian rouble has given Russian exporters of logs and lumber a good opportunity to increase shipments of their products. However, softwood sawlog export volumes in the 4Q/14 were up only by 2-3% from the same quarter in 2013, while lumber exports declined over the same time period... [more...]

  • February 27, 2015 15:01

Current logs and sawnwood prices in China

This report contains latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in China... [more...]

  • February 24, 2015 15:17

China: Forest products industry on the rise in 2014

In 2014, China's forest products industry output value and trade value reached US$ 848 billion and US$ 138 billion, up 11% and 9.5% respectively, as compared with 2013... [more...]

  • February 23, 2015 14:42

Andritz sues Valmet for patent infringement

Andritz Oy has filed a summons application with the Stockholm District Court against Valmet AB, a subsidiary of Valmet Corporation, regarding patent infringement... [more...]

  • February 28, 2015 15:11

U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 8, 2015

Harsh weather sidetracked traders across the eastern half of the U.S., and a ripple effect spread into other regions...... [more...]

  • February 23, 2015 13:04

John Deere's construction and forestry equipment sales up 13%

For the first quarter ended January 31, worldwide net sales of John Deere registered a 17 percent decline, down to US $6.383 billion, compared with $7.654 billion last year. Deere's net sales of the equipment operations were $5.605 billion for the quarter compared with $6.949 billion a year ago...... [more...]

  • February 25, 2015 10:15

EU: Mixed results in softwood logs&lumber exports to China

Following a 2013 when European sawmills almost tripled their softwood lumber shipments to China, it seems that in 2014 this trend was set to continue, though at a slower pace. On contrast, softwood log exports declined sharply... [more...]

  • February 23, 2015 11:40

German timber industry grows by 2.9% in 2014

After a decline of 1.7% in 2013, the German timber industry grew by 2.9% last year... [more...]

  • February 24, 2015 07:48

Russian authorities may restrict pulp and paper exports

The Russian MIT (Ministry of Industry and Trade) discussed the possibility of imposing export duties for paper and liberalization of consumable materials imports. The issue was brought up by a sudden paper price increase in Russia. Reportedly, prices for some types of paper increased by more than 60% during a four month period starting from September 2014... [more...]

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