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  • January 07, 2019 12:04

Sweden: Storm Alfrida causes 500,000 m3 of storm wood

On 2 and 3 January, the storm Alfrida has moved across Sweden... [more...]

  • January 10, 2019 10:10

Prices for wood packaging start to fall in Germany

Since the beginning of 2017, prices for sawn timber and wood-based panels in the German wood packaging sector have only been one direction: upwards... [more...]

  • January 10, 2019 08:44

Uptake of FLEGT-licensed timber

An interview with three leading importers reported in the latest EU FLEGT Independent Market Monitor (IMM) Newsletter shows that market signals are still mixed on the question of recognition and uptake of FLEGT-licensed timber from Indonesia... [more...]

  • January 07, 2019 09:00

Myanmar: Export of plantation logs may be allowed

Two domestic newspapers, the Myanmar Times and the Voice Newspaper both recently carried news that plantation log exports may be allowed in the future quoting U Tin Tun... [more...]

  • January 07, 2019 11:31

Finland: export and import of forest industry products in October 2018

The export value of the Finnish forest industry products totalled EUR 1.15 billion in October 2018... [more...]

  • January 08, 2019 10:09

Western U.S. sawmills produced f 4.8% more lumber in the first 11 months of 2018

Western U.S. sawmills produced 13.431 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 11 months of 2018, an increase of 4.8% from 12.816 bbf in the same period in the previous year... [more...]

  • January 10, 2019 11:09

Egger reports a positive half-year 2018/2019

The Egger Group with headquarters in St. Johann in Tirol (Austria) closed with a consolidated turnover of EUR 1.43 billion and an adjusted operative result (EBITDA) of EUR 231.4 million. The outlook for the second half-year is also optimistic, the company said... [more...]

  • January 10, 2019 08:08

US housing starts down, home sales mixed

US privately-owned housing starts in October were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,228,000. This is 1.5% above the revised September estimate of 1,210,000 but is 2.9% below the October 2017 rate of 1,265,000... [more...]

  • January 08, 2019 09:41

New forest machinery fair in Sweden

The Swedish Association of Forestry Machinery wants to start in 2021 a new trade fair format for forestry machines... [more...]

  • January 11, 2019 10:24

Finland: logging volume 17% in November 2018

In November 2018, 6.2 million m3 of roundwood was harvested for use by the forest industries in Finland. This logging volume was... [more...]

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