Archives: March 2018

Pinnacle converts particleboard facility to wood pellet production

    Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. says it's moving forward with plans to redevelop an existing Smithers [...]

Wood products exports from Brazil ascended quickly at the beginning of the year

In January 2018, Brazilian exports of wood products (except pulp and paper) increased 28.8% in value compared to January [...]

Softwood lumber prices in Austria went up during January

In January, prices of softwood lumber in Austria have increased for almost all assortments as compared to December. However, if [...]

After Brexit, the UK guarantees to preserve FLEGT commitment

In relation to policy initiatives like FLEGT, the decline in the relative significance of the EU as an importer of [...]
March 13, 2018 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

US wooden furniture imports from Vietnam and India reach record levels

The US imported US$18.5 billion worth of wooden furniture in 2017, 11% more than in 2016. Imports from [...]

Prices for German wood products show irregularities during January

    Producer prices for wood products in Germany registered uneven movements in January 2018. The great part [...]

Wood products exports from the EU reach record levels in 2017

In 2017, the EU exported wood products with a total value of Euro 21.8 billion, 5% more than in [...]

UK timber company fined for breaching EUTR regulations

    UK's Hardwood Dimensions (Holdings) Ltd was fined  £4,000 for breaching regulations prohibiting the importing [...]

Softwood log exports from Russia to China declined in 2017, while hardwood shipments were up 23%

In 2017, China reduced the Russian roundwood imports by 0.8% and increased the purchases of hardwood by 23%.  [...]

Roseburg reaches agreement to buy Pembroke MDF facilities in Ontario, Canada

Oregon-based Roseburg Forest Products recently reached an agreement in principle with Pembroke MDF, Inc. to purchase Pembroke’s medium [...]