Archives: January 2018

Softwood lumber exports from Belarus to the EU went up by 50%, despite export ban

    Softwood lumber exports from Belarus to the European Union countries have went up during January - September [...]

Firewood prices in Romania grew by 250% during 2011-2017

Prices for firewood in Romania increased by 250% during 2011-2017, to RON 300/m3. Yet, there are maximum prices [...]

Furniture sector in Turkey has been producing foreign trade surplus for the last 13 years

The Turkish furniture sector has been producing a foreign trade surplus for the last 13 years and is expected to [...]

Lumber prices in France during the Q3/2017

FRANCE LUMBER PRICES for the 3rd quarter 2017         Prices 2017-Q3  [...]

Holzindustrie Schweighofer to start the construction of a sawmill in Belarus

Holzindustrie Schweighofer might start the construction of a wood processing plant in Grodno Oblast, Belarus.    The [...]

Chinese company will invest $1.5 billion Russia Far East pulpmill

    On November 28, 2017, Investment Agency of the Far East and China Paper has signed a [...]

US lumber production rising in 2017

U.S. sawmills produced 25.509 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first nine months of 2017 [...]

N. American wood pellet producer Rentech files for banruptcy

Less than 90 days after Rentech announced it would voluntarily withdraw the company’s common shares from listing on the [...]

IKEA investigated by European authorities over tax fraud allegations

The European Commission will open a thorough investigation into the corporate tax structure at Inter IKEA, one of the two [...]

The strong demand for lumber globally increases sawlog prices

Global sawlog prices were reported higher throughout the world in the 3Q/17 and are likely to continue upward into [...]