Archives: 2015

Global prices for hardwood chips drop by 14%

Prices for hardwood chips traded overseas have been in steady decline since November 2011. In less than four years, the [...]

China’s Fenglin to build massive wood-processing plant in New Zealand

A Chinese company plans to invest US$250 million to build a massive wood-processing plant in New Zealand. Fenglin [...]

FedEx to increase use of wood biofuels

Global logistics giant FedEx Express has reinforced its commitment to increase use of renewable biofuel by signing a supply deal [...]

Japanese lumber demand expected to decrease

The Japanese Forest Agency made up demand projection of major wood products for the second half of this year. On [...]

Japan logs exports up by 50%

Total volume of Japanese log export during January and May this year reached to 259,515 cbms, 47.5% more [...]

German wood pellet production reaches all-time high

Approximately 980,000 tons of wood pellets were produced in Germany in the first half of 2015, as the German [...]
August 4, 2015 Market Analysis / Wood Energy / ...Europe

Moelven to close sawmill in Sweden

Norwegian wood-products company Moelven will shut down Nössemark Trä AB sawmill in Nössemark, Sweden, impacting 40 jobs [...]

The impact of EUTR on the European furniture market

The recent downturn and subsequent recovery in deliveries from China and Vietnam may be partly attributable to the EU Timber [...]

Wood-based panel production in China up by 7 percent

According to statistics from the State Forestry Administration the total output of China’s wood-based panel industries in 2014 [...]

Most European countries fulfilled EUTR obligations

On 19 June the European Commission has published a table with information on the state of implementation of the European [...]
June 16, 2015 Latest Trends / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe