Archives: April 2017

Södra and Kährs Group sign new oak partnership

Södra and Kährs Group have signed a multi-year sales contract for oak logs from Södra’s [...]

China International Furniture Fair receives over 191,000 visitors from around the world

The 39th China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou) (CIFF), which ran from March 18-21 and March 28-31, received 191 [...]

Wood pellets price in Germany decreases due to the warm season

The price for wood pellets in Germany has decreased accordingly to the arrival of the warm season. Thus, the price [...]
April 20, 2017 Wood Industry Prices / Wood Energy / ...Europe

US delays deadline for preliminary anti-dumping duties on Canadian softwood lumber

The US Department of Commerce has decided to delay the deadline for preliminary anti-dumping duties on Canadian softwood lumber [...]
April 15, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...North America

Metsä buys 10 ha industrial site in Estonia to build a new birch plywood mill

Metsä Group’s Wood Products Industry Metsä Wood has bought a 10 hectare industrial site in the city of P [...]

Tropical wood market in Spain recovers some ground

Hardwood consumption in Spain has recovered some ground, but growth remains slow and hardwood products are coming under renewed pressure [...]
April 12, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Europe

US to impose duties totaling 30% to 40% for Canadian lumber imports

Canada's forestry sector awaits for new softwood lumber exports tariffs from the US. Analysts believe that the US will [...]

Kährs Group announces the closure of hardwood flooring production in Finland

Kährs Group is reorganizing its hardwood flooring production. The company announced a closure of its production unit in Tuupovaara [...]

Greenply Industries to build new plywood plant in Sandila

Greenply Industries said last month it will set up a new manufacturing unit in Uttar Pradesh for plywood and allied [...]

EU increases its needs for tropical sawnwood from Cameroon

The most notable trend in the supply of tropical sawn timber to the EU in 2016 was the rising dependence [...]
April 5, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Africa / Europe