• Forestry
  • September 23, 2016 11:49

Peru: Exports of wood and paper products drop sharply

The Center for Business Research (CIE), Perucamaras has reported first half 2016 exports of ‘non-traditional’ (i.e. excluding commodity products) from the Eastern Region totalled US$37.4 million, a drop of almost 33% compared with the same period of 2015... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 23, 2016 08:10

British Columbia Forest Practices Board auditsTumbler Ridge and Little Prairie community forest licenses

Two community forest licences held by the Tumbler Ridge Community Forest Corp. and Little Prairie Community Forest Inc. will be audited, starting Sept. 26, 2016... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 22, 2016 14:01

LIGNA coming up in May 2017

LIGNA, the world’s leading trade fair for machinery, plant and tools for the woodworking and timber processing industry, is gearing up for its 2017 season (22 to 26 May) with a new, more visitor-centric layout of themes... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 22, 2016 11:05

Sweden’s stock volumes of roundwood and wood chips dropped 6% in 2Q/2016

Sweden’s total stocks of coniferous sawlogs, pulpwood and wood chips is estimated to 8.3 million m³ (cubic metres solid volume excluding bark) of 30 June 2016... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 22, 2016 09:36

Myanmar: Identifying cross border transport routes for illegal timber

According to research by the Myanmar Forest Department (FD) there are 39 main routes along which illegal timber is transported across Myanmar’s borders. Amongst these 25 are suspected as leading to China, 6 to Bangladesh, 2 to India and another 6 to Thailand.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 21, 2016 13:53

18th Saint-Petersburg International Forestry Forum will be held on September 27-28

St. Petersburg will host the 18th Saint-Petersburg International Forestry Forum (SPIFF) on September 27-28, 2016. The St. Petersburg International Forestry Forum is the Russian largest annual forestry event... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 21, 2016 08:38

Myanmar log harvesting ban to be lifted next year

Myanmar's Government will allow log harvesting in the next fiscal year 2017-18, under limit, after the suspension of logging during the current fiscal year of 2016-17... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 21, 2016 08:14

Södra to close hardwood sawmill in Djursdala

Södra is implementing structural changes in its hardwood sawmills to strengthen the long-term competitiveness of its sawmill operations... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 20, 2016 12:08

Brazil: Slow government decision making frustrating timber businesses

Recent political uncertainty and slow efforts at formulating effective measures for the resumption of national economic growth is affecting the Brazilian timber sector.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • September 20, 2016 10:50

First FLEGT timber to be shipped to Belgium and UK

First FLEGT timber to be shipped to Belgium and UK Ministry of Environment and Forestry officials are aiming to make Belgium and the UK the first markets to receive Indonesia’s FLEGT licensed wood products... [more...]

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