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  • Forestry
  • September 04, 2015 09:00

PEFC: Endorsement for Russian National Forest Certification expired

With the expiration of the Russian National Forest Certification Scheme on 31st August 2015, PEFC International advises that all certificates issued... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • September 04, 2015 08:36

German timber traders report slow business in 2015

The German timber trade experienced subdued business in the first four months of 2015... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 04, 2015 07:36

Interfor to temporarily cut lumber production in US South by 20% in response to weak market demand

Interfor today announced plans to reduce production across its operating platform in the US South by 20 percent on a temporary basis in response to weak market demand.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 03, 2015 14:13

Canada should seek for new export markets, as the Softwood Lumber Agreement expires

Canada needs to step up efforts to build new markets for softwood lumber as the country's biggest customer, the U.S., shows little interest in renewing a trade agreement that expires on Oct. 12... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 03, 2015 12:29

China’s first half log imports fall

In the first half of 2015 China's log imports were 23.123 million cubic metres valued at US$4.38 billion, down 14% in volume and 32% in value on the same period in 2014. The average FOB price for imported logs fell 21% to US$190 per cubic metres ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 03, 2015 10:40

Setra plans to close planing mill; invest in processing unit

The Swedish wood products company Setra will invest in the processing unit in Skutskär in order to meet new customer demands. Negotiations will be initiated under the Co-determination at Work Act (MBL) on closure of the planing mill in... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 03, 2015 08:31

Brazil: Wood products exports expected to rise 30% this year

The value of Brazilian wood products exports (including timber, wood chips, sawnwood, plywood, door, mouldings, and flooring) is expected to reach US$3 billion in 2015, 30% above 2014 exports... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 03, 2015 07:37

Norway and Switzerland move to regulate timber imports

Although not an EU member state, Norway has decided to implement the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) with effect from 1 May 2015... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 03, 2015 06:13

UPM sells Tilhill Forestry to BSW Timber

UPM has concluded the sale of 100% of its shares of Tilhill Forestry Ltd to BSW Timber Ltd in the United Kingdom... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • September 02, 2015 12:02

FORDAQ organizes new online auction of sawn hardwood

More than 300 m3 of of oak, cherry, alder, maple, hornbeam, beech and jequitiba can be acquired with 0% buyer commission... [more...]

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special report

Russian wood pellet production expected to rise, driven by EU demand

Russian wood pellet production growth is largely encouraged by the increasing interest of the EU countries for for biofuel. Today, Russia is the third largest exporter of wood pellets to the EU, after the United States and Canada. According to Rosstat (Russian Federal Statistical Service), Russia produced 878,000 metric tons of wood pellets in 2014, nearly double from 2012... [ more...]

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