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Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • June 16, 2015 08:25

Price of wood pellets in Switzerland stabilizes

In June, retail prices for Swiss ENplus A1 wood pellets have stabilized after a rapid descent in the past months... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • June 15, 2015 11:31

Metsä receives EIB loan for Äänekoski bioproduct mill project

Metsäliitto Cooperative, the parent company of Metsä Group, has signed a Euro 75 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB). The loan relates to the financing of Metsä Fibre Corporation’s Äänekoski bioproduct mill project... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • June 15, 2015 10:20

Germany: Wood products price index stable in March

The German wood products price index was largely stable in March as compared to the previous month... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 08, 2015 10:25

IKEA invests € 1 billion in renewable energy and to tackle climate change

IKEA's CEO Peter Agnefjall said the the company will spend 1 billion euros on renewable energy and ways to help poor nations cope with climate change... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • June 03, 2015 11:15

Finland seeks to expand renewable fuel use to 40% by 2030

Finland's government has set out a bold target of reducing Finnish dependence on foreign fossil fuels, by halving oil imports and increasing the share of renewable fuels used to 40 percent by 2030. At the same time, the Finnish goverment seeks to generate more jobs and exports in the biofuel field... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • June 03, 2015 09:39

International pellet workshop next week in Cologne

The European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) together with its networks The European Industry of Pellet Suppliers (EIPS) and The International Biomass Torrefaction Council (IBTC) are organizing on the 9th of June 2015 in Cologne, an International Pellet Workshop... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • June 03, 2015 09:02

Overview of the global forest industry in Q1/2015

Sawlog prices inched up in the local currencies but fell in US dollar terms throughout the world in the 1Q/15. The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell by 8.2%, to its lowest level since the 3Q/09. Global trade of sawlogs slowed in early 2015, with the biggest declines in importation occurring in China and Japan. Japan has for many decades been a major importer of logs, but over the past few years the country has also started to export logs thanks to the weak yen... [more...]

  • 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...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • May 28, 2015 08:32

Austria: Price of wood pellets continues to drop in May

Following a sharp drop of -5.7% in April, the price of EnplusA1 pellets in Austria continued to decline in May... [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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