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Segezha launches new wood pellet plant in Russia

Segezha Group has started in December the production of wood pellets at the company’s Lesosibirsky LDK No. 1 factory in Russia...... [more...]

Brazilian timber products promoted in the UK

The Brazilian Association of Mechanically-Processed Timber Industry (ABIMCI) has been making efforts to promote the Brazilian timber products in international market... [more...]

Obstacles and opportunities in EU sawn hardwood market

The consensus amongst hardwood importers interviewed during December is that the current state of trade across the EU is satisfactory and there is cautious optimism it will remain that way into 2019. However various issues are causing concern...... [more...]

German woodworking machinery: Market survey of the timber and furniture industry in the Baltic States

German suppliers of automation solutions and IT applications for the wood and furniture industry will travel to the Baltic States from 6 to 10 May 2019 for a market exploration trip. The participants have the opportunity to make concrete contacts with potential customers... [more...]

Domotex reports slight drop in visitors' number

The world's leading flooring trade fair Domotex, which took place from January 11 to 14, 2019 in Hanover, reports a slight decline in visitors compared to the 2017 event... [more...]

Declining global trade of softwood lumber

Global trade of softwood lumber from January through September 2018 was down 2.5% as compared to the same period last year. China, Japan, the United Kingdom and the MENA region reduced their imports, while the US and continental Europe have imported more lumber in 2018 than in 2017... [more...]

Canadian lumber production up 7.5% in October in 2018

Canadian lumber production rose 7.5% from September to 5 789.6 thousand cubic metres of lumber in October... [more...]

Switzerland: Price of wood pellets grows continues to rise in January

The prices for wood pellets in Switzerland have continued to rise in January but the price level is below that of the previous year...... [more...]

Indonesia: Government wants high performance panel industry

Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Darmin Nasution, says the government wants the Indonesian wood panel industry to get back its top performance... [more...]

FSC-certified forests in Russia reach 45.23 million hectares in 2018

The area of ​​FSC-certified forests in Russia as of December 2018 amounted to 45.23 million hectares, FSC Russia reported... [more...]

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France: poplar price increase after a period of stagnation

France: poplar price increase after a period of stagnation

In 2019, will the poplar follow the same trend that has prevailed over the past three years? The answer is undoubtedly positive if one examines the factors favorable to the wood species that has faced two difficult decades... [ more...]

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