Archives: September 2018

Low supply for raw materials affects the European sawn hardwood sector

Production in the sawn hardwood sector has not been showing any significant trends over the last few years. Demand is [...]
September 19, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Huge wood pellets plant to be built in Russia’s Far East by Russian-Japanese joint project

    The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), the sovereign wealth fund of Russia, the Russia-Japan Investment [...]

Outlook of the Swedish sawmill industry

Sweden is the largest softwood exporter in Europe. 13 million cubic meters are exported of which 8 million cubic meters [...]

Roundwood prices in Estonia reach higher levels than in 2017

The prices for roundwood in Estonia stabilized in July. Most of the products are at the levels of the previous [...]

RFP Group plans to build wood processing plant in Russia’s Far East

The Russian timber industry holding RFP Group will build a wood processing plant in Yakutia (Russia's Far East) with [...]

Boise Cascade decided to sell two lumber mills and particleboard operations in Northeast Oregon

Boise Cascade has entered into an agreement with Woodgrain Millwork to sell its northeast Oregon lumber mills in Pilot Rock [...]

Timber ports and processing zone in Southwest China expects US$ 3.3 billion investment

A cooperation and investment agreement was recently signed between China Forestry Group Corporation and the administration in Ba’nan district [...]
September 18, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China

Furniture market in India goes through major shift from plywood to MDF

India’s furniture market is undergoing a major shift with a move towards ready-made furniture and a rising preference [...]

Russia: Birch veneer logs exports to be limited

On July 17, 2018, Dmitry Medvedev, the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, signed Regulation no. 836 "On Introduction of [...]

Export and domestic prices for Brazilian wood products

    Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood prices as of 16-31 August, 2018.  [...]