Archives: March 2018

Oak suppliers from Europe meet in London to explore market dynamics

Europe’s oak suppliers will gather in London on April 18th to explore current market dynamics for the European oak [...]

US wooden furniture up 11% in 2017

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

EU exports of wood products at historical level

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

Rex Lumber to build new softwood mill in Alabama

Rex Lumber Co. plans to build a $110 million state-of-the-art softwood lumber manufacturing facility in Pike County [...]

Tolko builds sawmill in Louisiana, together with Hunt Forest Products

Tolko Industries has partnered with Louisiana-based Hunt Forest Products to build a state-of-the-art sawmill near Urania [...]

Lumber prices in the US reach record level

Trading in framing lumber in the US markets slowed down during last week, as did upward momentum in prices. Even [...]

The EU timber trade balance might be significantly affected by Brexit

Looking to the future, the EU trade data highlights the extent to which Brexit will impact on the EU trade [...]
March 7, 2018 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / Europe

Russian Tyumen Plywood Plant sold to Sveza Group

    Sveza received approval from the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (the FAS Russia) for the previously [...]

French Rougier Group files for bankruptcy, stops activity in Africa

Tropical timber trader Rougier, based in Niort (Deux-Sèvres), with most of its employees working in Cameroon and Africa [...]

Sawn softwood exports from Russia went up by 12% in 2017

The Russian sawn softwood exports reached record level in 2017, amounting to a volume of 27.9 million m3, which [...]