Archives: January 2018

Value of Latvia’s sawn timber exports in first 11 months of 2017 drops 0.7% year-over-year to €560.0M

In the first eleven months of 2017, Latvia exported EUR 2.059 billion worth of forestry products, up 7 percent [...]
January 18, 2018 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Kronospan, Pfleiderer and and Swiss Krono accused and fined for forming cartel in Poland

The Polish Competition and Consumer Protection Bureau announced on 28 December 2017 that it had imposed fines on several wood [...]

Roundwood prices in Finland grew in October 2017

Roundwood prices in Finland went up during October 2017, both as compared to the same period of 2016 and as [...]

European laminate flooring market stays stable in 2017

In 2017, manufacturers within the EPLF association achieved worldwide sales of laminate flooring made in Europe totalling 477 million m2 [...]
January 18, 2018 Market Analysis / Wood-based Panels / ...Europe

Wood pellets price in Germany on the rise in January

The price for wood pellets in Germany slightly rose during January, once with the falling temperatures. The national average for [...]

China: Guangdong’s province sawnwood imports up by 21%

According to Guangdong Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, between January and November 2017 log imports into Guangdong Province rose [...]

Klausner will open second lumber mill in the US in April

      Klausner Lumber Two will open around April 2018, as the company informed the Halifax [...]

John Deere registers top high sales in construction and forestry segment

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

Russia may limit roundwood exports

Moscow is currently considering to adopt a new legislation to limit the export of roundwood and also introduce a quota [...]

The US imported 71% more softwood lumber from EU countries

    The US has imported 71% more softwood lumber from the European Union countries during January-September [...]