Archives: 2017

US International Trade Commission voted against Canada on softwood lumber imports

The Canadian federal government will defend Canada's softwood lumber industry in the softwood lumber trade and after the US [...]
December 12, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / North America

Södra chooses Ledinek for building equipment at CLT facility in Värö

Södra has selected Ledinek as supplier of the equipment for the cross-laminated timber (CLT) facility that Södra [...]

Ukraine penalized by the European Commission over roundwood export ban

The refusal of the European Commission to transfer to Kyiv a third tranche, under the assistance program, for EUR 600 [...]
December 12, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Prices for Swiss wood pellets have slightly went up in December

    Swiss ENplus A1 quality wood pellets prices slightly increased in December 2017. However, the price increase [...]

Timber market in Romania has to improve competition

The Romanian Competition Council recently finalized its study on the primary timber market and has issued recommendations for sector development [...]
December 12, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Record softwood lumber prices in N. America; Sweden, Finland and Russia lumber export prices drop

    Record high prices for softwood lumber in North America in the 3Q/17 and rising lumber [...]

Swedish Martinsons to increase sawn timber production

    During next year, Martinsons will increase its production of sawntimber from 500,000 to 535,000 [...]

John Deere reports booming trend in worldwide sales of forestry and construction equipment

For the fourth quarter ended October 29, worldwide net sales of John Deere registered a 23 percent rise, to $8 [...]

Steinhoff’s CEO resigns following investigation into accounting irregularities

Markus Jooste, CEO of Steinhoff International, Europe’s second-largest furniture retailer by sales, has resigned on the 6th of [...]

Indian Greenply predicts growth in India’s MDF and plywood production

Indian Greenply Industries showed optimism about organized players gaining market share in plywood and medium density fibre (MDF) post GST [...]