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Setra reports growth in profit for first half of year

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 233 million (90) for the first half of 2018. Net sales totalled SEK 2,359 million (2,082)... [more...]

Russia: pulp exports up in Jan-May 2018

In January-May 2018, Russian pulp exports increased year-on-year, indicate the statistics... [more...]

Rising optimism in Danish timber trade

According to the Danish Timber Trade Federation, Denmark is enjoying 2% annual GDP growth and its construction sector is optimistic again after several years of crisis. The timber sector is benefitting accordingly with a rise in both import and consumption of wood products, both from within and outside the EU... [more...]

CatchMark Timber completes acquisition of 1.1 million acres of forestry land in Texas

CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. completes acquisition of 1.1 million acres of prime East Texas timberlands for approximately $1.39 billion in a joint venture with a consortium of institutional investors... [more...]

Valutec to deliver continuous kiln to Pleasant River Lumber, USA

Pleasant River Lumber of Maine, USA, is the first company in North America to invest in TC continuous kilns from Valutec. Since it was founded, Valutec has delivered more than 4,000 lumber kilns to sawmills around the world and with this new agreement, TC continuous kilns will be installed and operational on three continents... [more...]

Russia: plywood exports 10.4% up in Jan-May 2018

In January-May 2018, Russia increased its plywood exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics ... [more...]

Russia: lumber export value 17.8% up in Jan-Apr 2018

In January-May 2018, Russia increased its sawn timber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics ... [more...]

Vietnam's wood products exports up 12.8% in H1/2018

The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture estimates the export value of Vietnam's most important forest products to be $ 4.3 billion. Wood products accounted for the vast majority of $ 4.1 billion, an increase of 12.7% over the same period last year... [more...]

Germany: Building permits increase 1.8% in January-May 2018

From January to May 2018, the construction of a total of 139,600 apartments was approved in Germany. This includes all permits for construction of newly built and existing residential and non-residential buildings... [more...]

Conifex completes acquisition of two mills in US

Conifex Timber has completed the acquisition of the Suwannee sawmill in Cross City, Florida and the Caddo River sawmill in Glenwood Arkansas, USA... [more...]

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Great satisfaction at the Carrefour International du Bois 2018, but roundwood is in short supply

Great satisfaction at the Carrefour International du Bois 2018, but roundwood is in short supply

The 2018 edition of the Carrefour International du Bois (CIB) held in Nantes from the 30th of May until the 1st of June gathered around 570 exhibitors and 10,000 visitors. Both exhibitors and visitors were satisfied with both the fair and the supporting program. The exhibitors came mainly from France and Belgium as well as a smaller number from other European countries. North America was sparsely represented... [ more...]

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