Sawmilling

  • Forestry
  • April 28, 2017 10:03

Malaysia's timber industry exports expected to rise 5% this year

Timber industry exports from Malaysia are expected to reach a 5% increase, from RM 21.86 billion (EUR 4.6 billion) in 2016, due to India's stronger demand... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 28, 2017 09:20

Russia: sawn timber export value up by 28.44% in Jan-Feb 2017

In January-February 2017, Russia has significantly increased its sawn timber exports, indicate the statistics ... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 28, 2017 08:24

Sawmills in Quebec and Ontario are running at record high levels

Record high production at sawmills in Ontario and Quebec in 2016 has generated large volumes of residues in the two provinces.... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 27, 2017 14:12

Drop in US balsa imports

US imports of all sawn hardwood fell 24% in February from the previous month. 53,345 cu.m. of sawn hardwood worth US$31 million were imported in February. ... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 27, 2017 11:09

Södra and Kährs Group sign new oak deal

Södra and Kährs Group have signed a multi-year sales contract for oak logs from Södra’s members... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 27, 2017 08:52

Thailand the main tropical supplier for China

Of the total Chinese sawn hardwood imports, sawnwood imports from tropical coumtries were 5.74 million cubic metres valued at US$2.118 billion... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • April 26, 2017 13:30

Strong first quarter for Södra

Södra’s operating profit totalled SEK 451 million (Q1/2016: 249 million) for the first quarter. The operating margin improved to 9 percent (5) and return on capital employed to 11 percent (7)... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • April 26, 2017 11:28

Overview of the US decision to impose countervailing duties on Canadian lumber

The United States' newly imposed duties on Canadian softwood lumber imports have created an entire wave of disapproval coming from the industry at the north of the border. Moreover, the US homebuilders believe that the decision would also harm the US consumers... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 26, 2017 09:55

RusForest finished 2016 with a significantly improved financial result

RusForest AB, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, released its year end report 2016 on April 25, 2017. RusForest finished the year with a significantly improved financial result... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 25, 2017 13:54

Three years of decline for sawlog prices in Europe

Sawlog prices in Europe have been trending downward over the past three years from their record high levels in 2014. The biggest price drops have occurred in the Nordic countries and in Central Europe, while the log costs have fallen slightly less for sawmills in Eastern Europe... [more...]

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