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  • November 13, 2017 15:46

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 43, 2017

Price trends in framing lumber were mixed by species, but gainers outnumbered losers, and activity still trumped the seasonal norm. Demand was steady to brisk early in the week, especially in Western S-P-F and whitewood species in the Coast and Inland... [more...]

  • November 16, 2017 08:10

Roseburg sells its California timberlands

Roseburg Resources Co. has announced an agreement to sell its California timberlands to a timberland investment vehicle managed by New Forests.... [more...]

  • November 20, 2017 10:20

Fire at Pollmeier's mill in Aschaffenburg

On late Friday afternoon, 17th of November, a fire broke out from dust explosion at Pollmeier's sawmill in Aschaffenburg... [more...]

  • November 20, 2017 10:10

China: First hint of slowing consumption

The economy in China is on track to meet targets set by government but many analysts have expressed concern over rising debt levels... [more...]

  • November 16, 2017 09:51

Russia: sawn timber export value up by 22.72% in Jan-Sep '17

In the first nine months of 2017, Russia increased its sawn timber exports again, both in value and in volume terms , indicate the statistics... [more...]

  • November 16, 2017 14:48

EIA: Illegal transports of rosewood logs from Nigeria to China

Over 1.4 million illegal rosewood logs from Nigeria, worth US$300 million, were illegally transported into China. According to the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), over US$1 million was paid to top Nigerian officials to release the wood stopped by Chinese authorities... [more...]

  • November 20, 2017 12:04

US housing starts jump 13.7% in October

New residential construction in the U.S. jumped by much more than expected in the month of October... [more...]

  • November 17, 2017 13:31

Dutch company found sourcing illegal teak from Myanmar

A major Dutch company was found to having placed illegally sourced teak from Myanmar on the European market, as a recent investigation made by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) revealed... [more...]

  • November 17, 2017 08:51

Switzerland: Prices of wood pellets in November 2017

Wood pellets price in Switzerland reached an average of CHF 367.2/t (EUR 315.01/t) in November 2017... [more...]

  • November 17, 2017 08:37

Russia: plywood exports down in volume in Jan-Sep '17

In January-September 2017, Russian plywood exports went down in volume terms over the respective period of the last year... [more...]

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