Archives: August 2020

Mercer makes an offer to buy Klausner Lumber One

Canadian Mercer International submitted an offer in the ongoing bidding process for the Klausner Lumber One sawmill.    [...]

Asian buyers of African tropical timber slowly returning; prices for EU market up

    It has been reported that buyers for the Chinese and other Asian markets are slowly returning [...]

EU-Vietnam free trade agreement enters into force; wood industry to benefit

    EU exports to Vietnam are taxed less as of 1 August. This is the immediate effect [...]

Resolute planning to reopen idled El Dorado sawmill

Resolute Forest Products is continuing plans to reopen its sawmill in El Dorado, Ark., that has been closed since last [...]

Forestry crisis in Ireland deepens as mills seek new supply

The owners of the Ireland's major sawmills have begun warning trade union officials of imminent extensive job losses because [...]

Germany gains market shares in China log imports

China Customs data shows that in the first half of this year China’s log imports totalled 19.68 million [...]

Global pellet producers negatively impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

75% of certified producers have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.    A survey conducted [...]

EGGER invested EUR 300 million in the first half of the year

    The EGGER Group, with headquarters in St. Johann in Tirol, Austria, has completed the first half [...]

Vietnamese woodchip prices crash

Woodchip producers in many provinces of Vietnam are suffering from rapidly declining prices.    Last year the [...]

Record wood pellet production in Germany

Despite the corona crisis, in the first half of 2020, Germany produced 1.502 million tonnes of wood pellets, thus [...]