Archives: January 2017

Lumber prices in the US drop, yet remain higher than a year ago

The wintry weather has affected the framing lumber sales last week, while it also caused production and transportation problems.  [...]

US Trade Commission proceeds with the potential import duties on Canadian lumber

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) will keep on with its investigation into antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of [...]
January 21, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / North America

Belarus softwood timber exports to the EU jump by 35% due to log export ban

As Belarus decided to ban exports of unprocessed wood starting January 1st, 2016, logs deliveries to Europe have stopped.  [...]
January 19, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Hadleigh Timber in UK has bought Timbmet

Timbmet, the timber supplier and processor, has been recently acquired by Hadleigh Timber, owner of Meyer Timber.    [...]

SCA Group starts work for splitting into hygiene and forest products companies

SCA, the leading global hygiene and forest products company, has started the work on splitting the SCA Group into two [...]

Trump administration postpones EPA formaldehyde regulation

President Trump issued an Executive Order over the weekend that freezes all recently published EPA regulations for a 60-day [...]

Sawmills sales in Germany declined during November

The turnover of the German sawmills fell in November 2013 as compared to October. The decrease of the total turnover [...]
January 15, 2017 Market Analysis / Sawmilling / ...Europe

Average prices for standing timber in Belgium, autumn-winter 2016

List of prices for standing timber set by National Federation of Forestry Experts A.S.B.L.    [...]
January 15, 2017 Market Prices / Industry Prices / ...Europe

China invests in wood biomass consumption as a move to replace coal

China plans to expand the upgrade of biomass energy in the next 5 years as to reduce coal consumption and [...]
January 14, 2017 Market Analysis / Wood Energy / ...China

Roundwood prices in Switzerland kept stable in 2016

The forestry industry in Switzerland got positive results during last year, both for the timber harvest and the energy market [...]
January 12, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Wood Energy / Europe