• Forestry
  • August 26, 2016 14:24

UPM placed 7 forest portfolios for bidding

Last week UPM published on the UPM Bonvesta website for competitive bidding new forest portfolios located in Finland... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 26, 2016 10:28

SCA plans to split the Group into two listed companies in 2017

SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company. Today about 85% of the Group sales derives from the hygiene business and about 15% from the forest products business. To create further value for the shareholders, the SCA Board of Directors plans to initiate work in order to propose to the Annual General Meeting 2017 to decide on a split of the Group into two listed companies... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 26, 2016 09:27

Ghana: Encouraging May export figures

The export of Ghana’s wood products in May 2016 yielded euro 18,755,766 from a volume of 33,348 cu.m which represents an increases of 37% in value and 23% in volume compared to exports in May 2015.... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 25, 2016 14:33

Central/West Africa: Exchange rates and market volatility on everyone’s mind

The slight weakness in prices for sipo and sapele was reigned in over the past two weeks and there is no news of further price movements either up or down. On all producer’s minds is what effect the turmoil after the UK referendum will have on exports... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 25, 2016 11:43

Korea Wood Show Coming up November 3-6, 2016 in South Korea

Korea Wood Show 2016, is scheduled for November 3-6, 2016 at KIINTEX, a suburb of Seoul, as the country's largest trade show specialized in wood products. The show is organized by Media Wood., Ltd., which has published a weekly Korea Wood Newspaper since 1998... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 24, 2016 15:10

EIA: Timber exports from Peru to US mostly illegal

In a report releasedlast week by the U.S. government, Peruvian timber imported to the United States in January 2015 has been identified as largely illegally sourced, offering the latest example of illicit timber trafficking from Peru to the United States... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • August 23, 2016 12:34

Roundwood prices in US on a downward trend in the first half of the year

Prices for roundwood have followed a downward trend in the US in the first half of the year.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 23, 2016 10:27

Indonesia: Log supply to be impacted by palm oil moratorium

The Indonesian government will introduce a five-year moratorium on new palm oil concessions as part of the country's effort to reduce the negative impact of land clearing on the environment... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 23, 2016 09:43

Log prices in Estonia lower than last year

Roundwood in Estonia decreased in June 2016, as compared to the same month of 2015. Of the pulpwood assortments, the price for birch decreased the most, by -15.39%, reaching EUR 23.37/m3... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 23, 2016 09:05

Sweden: Small changes in prices of roundwood in the second quarter of 2016

Swedidh sawlog prices (delivery logs) fell by one percent and pulpwood prices were unchanged in the second quarter of 2016... [more...]

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