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  • July 23, 2014 14:05

    China- A more attractive destinaton for the European lumber

    After a booming 2013, when European sawmills tripled their exports to China, it seems that the start of 2014 continues on the same pattern. Backed by an expanding Chinese housing market and a corresponding rising timber demand, the EU countries begin to make their presence felt in China... [more...]

  • July 23, 2014 10:15

    Weyerhaeuser invests $57 mil. to modernize sawmill

    Weyerhaeuser Co. is investing $57 million to modernize over the next three years at its softwood lumber mill in... [more...]

  • July 22, 2014 14:38

    INTERFORST 2014 achieves great success

    INTERFORST 2014 came to a close with outstanding results. 450 exhibitors – 288 national and 162 international companies – from 27 countries presented the latest products and innovations of the forestry industry on a gross space exceeding 70,000 square meters from 16 to 20 July. With some 40,000 square meters the net space increased by 15 percent compared the previous event. The number of international exhibitors grew by 25 percent. Besides Germany, the top exhibiting countries were Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Sweden and Switzerland. But also companies from countries such as China, Canada, Turkey and the USA were present at INTERFORST... [more...]

  • July 22, 2014 13:00

    Roundwood prices in Lithuania decreased in May, but are still above last year's level

    The declining trend in Lithuanian roundwood prices which started in April continues in May, though prices for almost all assortments are well above last year... [more...]

  • July 21, 2014 10:09

    Central/West Africa: Firm market demand but log availability remains a concern

    Demand in China, Vietnam and the Middle East is said to be very active while buying for the European market is subdued due to the holiday season. Prices for logs of premium species are still moving up slowly as demand continues to be strong. If demand strengthens further it will be availability that will drive prices higher or force substitution... [more...]

  • July 21, 2014 08:02

    Strong North American log exports to Asia

    North America continues to supply China, Japan and other Asian countries with logs for their forest products sectors. Log exports from the US and Canada in the 1Q/14 were up 14% from last year, with shipments from the US South having increased the most. North American log exports to Asia over the past several years have boosted profitability for timberland owners while challenging the domestic solid wood sector mainly in northwestern US and Coastal British Columbia. In the 1Q/14, the North American export volume was [more...]

  • July 18, 2014 23:53

    U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 28, 2014

    Sales of framing lumber were a mixed bag... [more...]

  • July 18, 2014 13:49

    Norske Skog: Lower costs and improved margins

    Norske Skog strengthened operations due to lower costs and improved efficiency. High production at the mills in a difficult market shows the relative competitive position of the group... [more...]

  • July 18, 2014 06:39

    Brazil: Exports of wood products from Mato Grosso fall

    Forest product export volumes from producers in the state of Mato Grosso fell 24% year on year between January and May this year. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA), the state exported... [more...]

  • July 17, 2014 16:04

    West Fraser announces second quarter results

    West Fraser Timber Co. reported earnings of C$74 million on sales of C$1,053 million in the second quarter of 2014... [more...]