Archives: October 2019

Schweighofer says that high prices for logs in Romania makes the company uncompetitive

    Today we pay 86 euros (per cubic meter of logs used to make the highest quality [...]

China imports more softwood and less hardwood lumber

In the first half of 2019, the total import of logs and lumber totaled 485.394 million cubic meters, amounting [...]
October 17, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China

Enviva to build a huge wood pellet plant in Alabama

Enviva, the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, is to build a new production plant in Alabama, US. The [...]

Stora Enso to curtail a sawmill in Finland

Finnish-Swedish forest industry giant Stora Enso will suspend operations for more than two months at its Uimaharju Sawmill in [...]

US lumber prices bounce back despite low housing starts

    North American lumber prices have bounced back but how long will this last? A look at [...]

Vietnam forestry products exports up 18.1% in the first nine months of 2019

    Forestry exports were estimated to exceed 7.93 billion USD in the first 9 months of [...]

ENplus to open revision process

With recent studies highlighting the rapid expansion of the wood pellet market with a global production increase of 11 percent [...]

Indonesian timber industry seeks to take advantage of the US-China trade war

The Indonesian government is mulling over banking on its timber and furniture industry to seize the momentum amid the ongoing [...]

Vietnam’s wood industry struggles to prevent trade fraud as Chinese move business in the country

    According to a market research on wood processing market of Vietnam by Forest Trend, in the [...]

Brazil’s forest sector to invest USD 7.84 billion in additional production capacity by 2023

    Investments in pulp, soluble cellulose, paper and wood panels - the sector represented by the Brazilian Tree [...]