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  • April 17, 2015 13:08

Russian plywood export prices down 17%

Russian plywood price development changed its general trend in the first two months of 2015. Thus, average price of Russian plywood exported...... [more...]

  • April 17, 2015 12:01

Price of wood pellets declines in Germany

The price of wood pellets in Germany has fallen sharply in April compared to the previous month. Pellets cost now on average...... [more...]

  • April 16, 2015 07:20

China halts timber imports from 3 countries

On 8 April China's National Endangered Species Office issued a directive suspending imports of CITES listed timber species... [more...]

  • April 17, 2015 14:01

Fantoni group plans new MDF plant

The Italian wood-based panels and office furniture manufacturer Fantoni group has announced investments of EUR 60 million in the construction of a new plant for MDF production... [more...]

  • April 10, 2015 08:51

Ukraine: Roundwood exports ban favorably voted

Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine banned roundwood export for 10 years. Adoption of the legislative draft№1362 was favorably voted by 233 deputies while the necessary minimum of votes was 226... [more...]

  • April 20, 2015 07:56

Trends in China’s wood-based panel industry

In recent years there has been a marked slowdown in the pace of growth in China's wood-based panel industry. The output of wood-based panels in 2014 rose 11% to 300 million cubic metres but the pace of growth was well below the 20% level a year earlier. Statistics suggest there are more than 10,000 wood-based panel enterprises in China employing around 3 million. Private enterprises dominate the wood based panel sector providing employment to approx. 2.3 million workers. Most plants are small with an annual capacity of no more than 10,000 cubic metres of output... [more...]

  • April 21, 2015 15:12

Dubai WoodShow 2015: Global players ready to expand in UAE

The Dubai International Wood & Wood Machinery Show (Dubai Woodshow 2015) ended amidst fierce competition among German, Italian, Spanish and Chinese machinery suppliers during the three day show. Key exhibitors at the Dubai Woodshow 2015 said they received many visitors interested in their latest manufacturing machineries...... [more...]

  • April 24, 2015 09:16

Price of wood pellets in Austria drops sharply

At the end of the heating season the price of ENplusA1 wood pellets in Austria has declined considerably after one year of relative stability. In April the average price stands at... [more...]

  • April 21, 2015 11:31

EU's imports of wood pellets from Russia exceed €100 million in 2014

As the European interest for biofuel in general and pellets in particular keeps growing due to eco-friendly policies accepted in the EU, Russia doesn’t fail to use this opportunity to expand supplies of pellets to the European countries... [more...]

  • April 23, 2015 13:47

Wood consumption in Finland stable

The Finnish forest sector consumed 63.9 million m3 of wood in 2014. Therefore, timber consumption volume remained unchanged against 2013, but it increased by 6% in comparison with ... [more...]

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