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Forestry

  • Forestry
  • May 29, 2015 13:24

CatchMark Timber achieves 128% increase in revenues

CatchMark Timber Trust's revenues increased to $20.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2015 compared to $8.9 million for the three months ended March 31, 2014, due to an increase in timber sales revenue of $5 million, an increase in timberland sales revenue of $6.1 million, and an increase in other revenues of $0.3 million... [more...]

Forestry
  • Forestry
  • May 29, 2015 11:03

Turkish companies can benefit of 70% state support for membership on Fordaq

Are you a Turkish company interested in membership on Fordaq? Are you already a Turkish company member on Fordaq? Did you know that the Turkish Government offers subsidies of up to 70% for memberships on foreign e-commerce websites?... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 29, 2015 11:01

Brazil: IBÁ takes command of ICFPA

The president of the Brazilian Tree Industry (IBÁ) has taken the helm at the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA). The term of office is two years and during this period Brazil will host the headquarters of ICFPA. This is the first time that an ICFPA member from Southern Hemisphere is chairing the ICFPA... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 28, 2015 15:02

Drop in US West Coast log and lumber exports

Log exports from Washington, Oregon, northern California, and Alaska totaled 272 million board feet in the first quarter of 2015, a decrease of nearly 16 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2014... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 28, 2015 12:39

RusForest reports increased EBITDA in Q1/2015

RusForest AB, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, today released its first quarter report 2015. The company harvested 74,304 m3 of sawlogs in Magistralny (Russia) in Q1 2015 (Q1 2014: 76,106 m3), and 262,415 m3 of sawlogs in Ust-Ilimsk forest lease areas (Q1 2014: 192,008 m3)... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 27, 2015 14:23

US imports: Temperate timber the only winner

With the exception of hardwood flooring and temperate sawn hardwood, U.S. imports of other wood products declined in February. Wooden furniture imports fell significantly and were even slightly lower than at the same time in 2014... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 27, 2015 13:01

Commercial roundwood harvesting volumes are growing in Ukraine

The Ukrainian State Statistics Servies recently published the data on commercial roundwood harvesting in the period from 2010 to 2014. In 2010-2014 commercial roundwood volumes had been constantly growing and reached 18333.2 thousand m3 in 2014, the highest point had been reached back in 2011 - 17510.3 thousand m3 against 16145.6 thousand m3 in 2010...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 27, 2015 12:10

Lumber prices in U.S. to rebound in 2015 on rising housing starts and Chinese demand

Analysts forecast a price of US$360/mbf by year-end from current US$260/mbf...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 27, 2015 09:12

Log and sawnwood prices in Central/West Africa

West African producers report that demand levels remain only moderate with buyers concentrating on the most popular species. Sapele is back in demand and this has encouraged a rise in production but millers are careful to balance production with demand so as not to over produce and risk weakening prices... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 26, 2015 09:02

Stock volumes of roundwood and wood chips up 13% in Sweden

The total stocks of coniferous sawlogs, pulpwood and wood chips in Sweden is estimated to amount 10.2 million m³ (cubic metres solid volume excluding bark) as of 31 March 2015... [more...]

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