Archives: May 2017

IKEA wants to lower prices for furniture in India

IKEA wants to lower its furniture and home decor products prices for the Indian audience before it opens its first [...]

Kastamonu buys Italy’s third largest particleboard producer

Turkish Kastamonu Entegre has acquired Italian Gruppo Trombini in May. This acquisition along with its last investment, places Kastamonu Entegre [...]

The price in wood pellets in Switzerland declines in May

The Swiss price for wood pellets increased by 1.64% in May 2017 and reached an average of CHF 359 [...]

EU renews anti-dumping duties on imports of okoumé plywood sector

The EU renewed anti-dumping duties on imports of okoumé plywood manufactured in China on 7th April.    [...]
May 22, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Europe

FSC to deliberate on the Holzindustrie Schweighofer case

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has gathered a group of international and national stakeholders in Bucharest (Romania) from 3 to [...]

Resolute Forest Products cuts shifts at 7 sawmills due to US lumber duties

Forestry workers in Quebec prepare for the layoffs start, as a result of the softwood lumber dispute with the United [...]

Sawmills in the US increase softwood lumber production in January-February

US sawmills produced 5.285 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first two months of 2017, a [...]

Norbord reports better earnings on North American OSB prices

Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $103 million for the first quarter of 2017 versus $61 million in the first [...]

Chinese furniture manufacturer gives EUR 30 million order to Homag Group

HOMAG Group has won a major contract with Chinese furniture maker Oppein with an order valued at over EUR 30 [...]

Sawn timber exports from Russia rise by more than 20%

Russia has increased its exports of sawn timber during January and February 2017.    According to the [...]
May 2, 2017 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Russia