Archives: September 2018

EU demand for wood pellets still at a high level

    The EU is the world’s largest wood pellet market, with consumption of about 22.7 [...]
September 26, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy / Europe

Hurricane Florence causes trouble for Louisiana-Pacific

Louisiana-Pacific (LP) announced that due to Hurricane Florence, its Wilmington, N.C. engineered wood operations have been temporarily shut [...]

Canadian lumber giants downgraded due to negative expectations for the US housing market

Shares in several major Canadian forestry companies closed down Wednesday after an analyst downgrade and lower-than-expected building permits [...]

Japanese company targets the Russian wooden housing market

    Iida, a Japanese wooden house construction company, is targeting the Russian market. Setting it sight on [...]

European tropical logs and sawnood on recover this year

    After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered a little [...]

Chinese sawnwood imports and prices up sharply this year

China’s sawnwood imports in the first quarter of 2018 totalled 8.28 million cubic metres valued at US$2 [...]

Segezha Group starts production at new wood pellet plant in Russia

Segezha Group starts production of the wood pellets at the company’s Sokol Timber Company in Russia. According to the [...]

Production of wood pellets keeps growing in European countries

With a production of about 14.3 MMT in 2017, about fifty percent of global production, the EU is the [...]
September 24, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy / Europe

Oak lumber restrictions lifted in Croatia

The transport restrictions for oak wood in Croatia which have the purpose of preventing the propagation of the oak lace [...]
September 24, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Europe might profit from the US-China trade war

The additional tariffs of the US government under President Donald Trump slow the Chinese growth by 0.1 to 0 [...]