Archives: March 2019

Russia plans to ban timber exports

    The Russian State Duma was submitted a law-in-draft on a long-term moratorium on [...]

17% rise in exports of wood pellets from US

The US exported 6.04 million metric tons of wood pellets in 2018, up approximately 17 percent when compared to [...]
March 18, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy

Worldwide lumber trade starts to drop

    In 2018, global trade of lumber fell for the first time in five years, with total [...]

Wood pellet market in Spain advancing rapidly

The Spanish pellet market is growing rapidly,. Production capacity in Spain currently stands at 1.87 million tonnes per year [...]

Wood has a good role in construction, EC says

On 4th March, the  EU Commission published  a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan, adopted [...]

Wood pellet prices fall sharply in the Baltic States

On February 27th and 28th, 2019, the European Pellets Conference which took place in Wels, Austria gathered around 660 participants [...]

New Zealand: Sawmill goes out of business due to high prices of logs exported to China

On February 27th and 28th, 2019, the European Pellets Conference which took place in Wels, Austria gathered around 660 participants [...]

US softwood lumber prices keep on falling

Winter kept a grip on many regions and key markets, but sales of framing lumber in US picked up in [...]

New wood pellets plant in South Korea equipped with Italian machinery

    At the beginning of 2019, the Italian machine and plant manufacturer Imal-Pal signed an important [...]

Changing trends in Eastern European wood imports

While there was some increase in imports by a few western European countries in 2018, eastern EU countries recorded much [...]