Forestry

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  • April 24, 2014 15:17

    Increased roundwood sales and prices in Norway

    A total of 2.5 million cubic metres of timber were cut for sale in the first quarter of 2014. This is 10% more than in the corresponding quarter of 2013. The average timber price rose by 11% in the same period... [more...]

  • April 24, 2014 13:25

    China: Redwood prices climb as availability wanes

    Chinese 2013 imports of redwoods rose 52% compared to 2012, rising to 1.2 million cubic metres valued at RMB 8.6 billion. Of the total, redwood log imports rose 40% year on year to 1.06 million cubic metres, accounting for 39% of all hardwood logs imports... [more...]

  • April 24, 2014 08:06

    March roundwood prices in Finland

    In March 2014, roundwood prices in Finland are largely stable as compared to February, with only few minor changes. Pine logs price has registered a slight decrease... [more...]

  • April 23, 2014 14:01

    Central/West Africa: Firm demand triggers price increases

    Producers report that the price gains over the past weeks have been built upon further , especially for the main commercial species. The continued short supply of sapele, coupled with improving demand, has finally triggered price increase worth reporting. The rise in price for sapele has pulled up sipo prices for which demand is firm... [more...]

  • April 22, 2014 14:07

    China makes major investments in Russia's timber processing industry

    During 2014, Chinese investors will launch the first phase of a major Siberian timber complex, 'part of a push by Beijing to cement business ties with Moscow amid strained relations between Russia and the EU'... [more...]

  • April 22, 2014 08:45

    China: Good market prospects for Japanese logs

    At a news conference after a meeting of the Japan Wood Products Export Promotion Council and the Institute of Wood Industry under Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF) it was revealed that in 2013 Japanese log exports were 264,000 cubic metres, up 133 % from 2012... [more...]

  • April 17, 2014 10:59

    Big increase in Japan’s log exports

    Japan's export of domestic logs in 2013 was 264,000 cbms, 133.0% more than 2012. This is the highest export since... [more...]

  • April 17, 2014 07:07

    Universal Forest Products posts a 38% increase in net earnings

    Universal Forest Products, Inc. (UFPI) today announced first-quarter 2014 results, including net sales of $554.0 million, which compares to net sales of $554.5 million for the first quarter of 2013. Net earnings for the first quarter of 2014 were... [more...]

  • April 16, 2014 13:05

    Sweden's roundwood trade in 2013

    Foreign trade of roundwood in Sweden increased during 2013. Exports of roundwood increased by 15 % to 914,500 m³f ub (cubic metre solid volume excluding bark). Both spruce sawlogs and spruce pulpwood, which accounted for 23 % and 37% of the total roundwood exports rose by 1 % and 6% in 2013 compared to 2012... [more...]

  • April 16, 2014 06:34

    Rougier announces merger of Rougier Sylvaco and Rougier Panneaux

    Rougier announced the merger of its two subsidiaries Rougier Sylvaco and Rougier Panneaux, specialists in the procurement and distribution in France of timber products and plywood from all over the world... [more...]